Bridge over the Park! I love this view with Mount Kinka and Gifu Castle in the background.

Bridge over the Park! I love this view with Mount Kinka and Gifu Castle in the background.

Enjoying some Easter Doughnuts for Easter Sunday in Japan.

Enjoying some Easter Doughnuts for Easter Sunday in Japan.

Flower Garden at Nagara Koen (長良公園) in Gifu City.

Flower Garden at Nagara Koen (長良公園) in Gifu City.

Beautiful tulips at Nagara Koen (長良公園) in Gifu City.

Beautiful tulips at Nagara Koen (長良公園) in Gifu City.

A Japanese Kabuto (samurai helmet) made from straw. It is tradition here in Japan to display Kabuto for Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day).

A Japanese Kabuto (samurai helmet) made from straw. It is tradition here in Japan to display Kabuto for Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day).

The cherry blossoms are all gone now in Gifu with the trees sprouting green leaves for the summer.

The cherry blossoms are all gone now in Gifu with the trees sprouting green leaves for the summer.

A cool Japanese castle gate we found at a road stop in Gifu.

A cool Japanese castle gate we found at a road stop in Gifu.

Ogaki Castle in Gifu Prefecture is beautiful during the cherry blossom season in Japan.

Ogaki Castle in Gifu Prefecture is beautiful during the cherry blossom season in Japan.

Coffee & Cream from Starbucks Japan

Coffee & Cream from Starbucks Japan

The sun going down along the Nagara River in Gifu

The sun going down along the Nagara River in Gifu