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Senbodai Revisited 2022

The first time I visited Senbodai / Senboudai   was last February 11, 2022 , which was my 102nd day in Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) under the JET Programme . My first visit was memorable as it was during the middle of winter when there were heavy snowfalls. That's why the snow in some parts of Senbodai was as deep as my waist. You can read more about that trip 👉 HERE 👈. Senbodai  ( 千望台 ) Senbodai details  ( Summer ) For those who would like to know more about Senbodai  ( 千望台 ) , please read on and discover more about the highest peak of Rumoi City. Senbodai - Rumoi City, Hokkaido Prefecture Senbodai , also known as Senboudai , is a hill in Rumoi City, Hokkaido Prefecture. It's famous for its wide views during the day and at night. The hill stands at 180 meters above the sea and is surrounded by gently rolling hills, creating a peaceful contrast to city life. On clear days, you can see Teuri and Yagishiri Islands to the north. Additionally, Senbodai offer

Japan Diaries 4: Day 223

Day 223:  June 12, 2022 Sunday -  Senbodai and Golden Beach It's another Sunday with the family. Unlike yesterday, which was somewhat cloudy, today was completely sunny. As a result, we set out to explore another part of Rumoi City.  Look at these beautiful flowers blooming on the sidewalk Ikkyuan We tried the Soft cream and shu cream of Ikkyuan We went along Route 231 to Senbodai after breakfast. Along the way, we stopped at Ikkyuan , a pastry store at 1-Chome-38 Suminoecho. We purchased the Gold Kiwi Soft Cream as well as some cream puffs. 2 thumbs up! Memorial Monument of "The Sisters" From there, we walked towards Okimicho and passed by the  Memorial Monument of "The Sisters"  on the boundary of Okimicho and Miharashicho.  Jump-off point of Senbodai Half-way up Senbodai HeartLand💗Cafe Team Nicerio visits HeartLand Cafe Senbodai ( 千望台 ) was a 30- to 40-minute walk away. The pathway was practically covered in snow the last time I was there, and the one cafe

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