WHAT: The 29th annual Minamiboso Flower March. The yearly event is a sister city walk with Blankenberg, Belgium that gets people together to celebrate our community, health, and sister city relationship. WHEN: Sat. 2/16, Sun. 2/17 (*march will proceed except in the event of extreme weather) WHERE: Minamiboso City Chikura Health Center (2705-6 Seto, Chikura-cho,... Continue Reading →
Spotted these beautiful magenta hydrangeas on my way to work this morning! Can't wait for the Hydrangea Festival on Sunday!
What food makes Minamiboso unique? This list runs through the most well-known dishes in the city. Keep in mind that some items are seasonal and may not be available all year round. FRIED EDIBLE FLOWERS Available only in the spring, Minamiboso offers the rare opportunity to eat tempura-battered flowers! Known here as "edible flowers," they're... Continue Reading →
*DATE CHANGE: Due to weather, this event has been postponed to Sunday, April 8!* Because of the postponement, any stage performances are canceled and one booth has changed. [ORIGINAL POST BELOW] Enjoy the beauty of spring while sitting under the cherry blossoms with your family and friends at Taibusa-misaki Nature Park! There will be a... Continue Reading →
Nichiun-ji Temple 日運寺 DO: In mid to late June, 20,000 hydrangeas come to bloom in gradients of deep purple to pink at Nichiun-ji. Though somewhat steep, take a walk throughout the vast grounds that are filled with nature, enshrinements, and great views of the countryside. The red main gates were built in 1726, but the history... Continue Reading →
Minamiboso Flower March 南房総フラワーマーチ DO: Choose either the 40km, 20km, 12km or 5km course that will take you around the city, filled with blooming flowers during this season. This walk is officially endorsed by the Japan Marching League and other associations. It is also sister programs with the Two-day March in Blankenberge, Belgium. WHEN: first weekend... Continue Reading →