Nagoya castle and Zoo

Last Thursday Josh and I went to Nagoya Castle:

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The castle is surrounded by these huge walls as well as moats, most of the moats are empty now sadly.

The Castle is also home to beautiful gardens and the last of spring’s cherry blossoms.

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One of the guard houses:

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Nagoya Castle itself:

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It contained everything to grow a basil plant! The little soil tablet had to be dampened and when we did it swelled up into soil, so cute!

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Back inside the capsule, it acts as a green house!

Some origami butterflies I folded that night:

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The next day we went to the zoo. The cages were smaller than our nice zoos at home 😦 but the animals all seemed very active. A lot of them were quite old.

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Josh loving playing tour guide:

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It was a rainy day for the zoo, but that turned out to be a great thing as there were no queues!

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