By Peter Davies Some photos from June, mainly from the Shimokita peninsula.
By Peter Davies Some photos from around Hachinohe and its coast over the last month.
By Peter Davies With travel concerns still ongoing, I’ve suspended my usual column. I’m fortunate to live very close to the Tanesashi coastline which begins just outside of Hachinohe City, so that’s where I’ve been taking each cover photo for Good Morning Aomori over the past couple of months. Here are some highlights of this …
By Peter Davies Due to the coronavirus halting unnecessary travel, I’ve decided to suspend my usual column. Instead for this month, here are some images of the Tsugaru region of Aomori from over the last 12 months.
By Peter Davies Wintry scenes from around Aomori and the Hachinohe Enburi festival.
By Peter Davies Some snowy and not so snowy photos from across Aomori.
By Peter Davies Salmon catching, mochi making, and autumn ending. Scenes and events from November in Aomori.
By Peter Davies Autumn scenes from around Aomori.
By Peter Davies Late summer sunrises, sunsets, and a few other sights from around Aomori during September.
By Peter Davies Early mornings by the ocean, quiet mountains, and bright fields made up my summer. I saw sunflowers, waterfalls and festival parades. To all the new JETs, welcome to Aomori.
By Peter Davies Travelling to the Shirakami Sanchi meant that I spent a lot of time on the local trains that cut across Aomori and then cling down along the south west coast, in what was a cool, misty start to the summer.
By Peter Davies This month in Aomori there were approximately 2600 cherry trees blooming in Hirosaki Park, 15,000 azaleas flowering in Owani Town, 35,000 black-tailed gulls nesting around Kabushima Shrine, and one inquisitive horse at Cape Shiriyazaki.
By Peter Davies This month I visited the popular Tatehana Wharf Morning Market, one of the largest markets in Japan, with stalls selling fresh and dried seafood such as squid and mackerel, as well as local produce and household goods. The market closes for the winter and reopened on the middle Sunday of the month …
By Peter Davies Welcome to The Photo Diary, a new monthly column that shares images of Aomori’s people, events and landscapes. February in our prefecture is a cold, brutal month. For me, it began with the sight of a flock of cawing crows, ruthlessly pecking apart a tanuki that had recently been hit by a passing …