Orchid Gardens

This evening, we rode our bikes down to Fushimi to try out a vegetarian cafe and to see the orchid gardens’ “Love Illumination”.

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Teddy found a cafe called “Love Pacific Cafe”, which is about a 5 minute walk from the Nagoya Science Center. We got a salad and soy veggie meat burgers.

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The burger was super good! It wasn’t a single patty – it was more like chunks of glazed seitan on a bun.

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After dinner, we walked over to Ran no Yakata – the orchid gardens.

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It is almost Hina Matsuri, so there were cute little Hina Matsuri displays.

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Another Hina Matsuri display.

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Cute little flower girls.

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A mirrored circle of cute figurines.

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The orchids.

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A beautiful orchid tree.

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There were also heart wreaths made from orchids.

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I love illuminations on lakes and ponds.

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The pond from the other side.

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They had a tree where you could post love wishes and/or your names, so we put ours up, too!

Tomorrow, we hope to try another vegetarian friendly place!


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Barbara Lange
    Feb 23, 2014 @ 00:53:33



  2. Marie Elder
    Feb 23, 2014 @ 01:03:23

    I love the lights…..


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