14 Aug '11, 6am

[blog] Summer-time in Hokkaido (my last trip during JET, またね、日本!)

[blog] Summer-time in Hokkaido (my last trip during JET, またね、日本!)

Fireworks at Lake Toya is different from the fireworks I have been to in Hamamatsu. It is a “moving” fireworks. The speedboats will fire fireworks from different locations along the lake. But as it is a long-run fireworks event, it is only 20 minutes long instead of the usual 1or 2 hours fireworks event, common in Japan. The fireworks event in Lake Toya continues till October 2011, so do catch it if you are planning a holiday in Hokkaido! Special ferry service to watch fireworks

Full article: http://qqsandbox.blogspot.com/2011/08/summertime-in-hokka...

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Summertime First Aid: Poison Plants via @NWF

nwf.org 13 Aug '11, 1pm

When you had poison ivy as a child, did you run around and try to rub your rash on your kid sister? A common myth is that ...