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City in pink

It’s that time of year again! Even though I’m not really a flower guy, there’s no denying that these crisp pink things are a sight to behold. The distinctive trees are a herald of the spring, preceding the annual Chalmerscortègen by a week.

They are also a reminder that all things must die, however beautiful they are. Their few days of blossom are celebrated by the Japanese custom Hanami, which was celebrated in Botanical Gardens this weekend.

Cherry blossom Järntorget.
Cherry blossom Seminarieparken.
Cherry blossom Botanical Gardens.
Cherry blossom Järntorget.
Cherry blossom Järntorget.
Bujinkan Seishin Dojo Bujinkan Seishin Dojo having a training session during Hanami.

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