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Top 10 Readers’ Photos: April in Japan

April brought the playfulness out in us this year.

This April, the blossoms were as brilliant as ever, but caught us by surprise! April was marked by the brilliant contrast of natural and human-made to bring some of the best snaps we’ve seen yet! Every month, we select our favorite travel images from readers. Tag your photo on Instagram or Twitter with #GaijinPotTravel for a chance to be featured on our site.

1) Here kitty, kitty. Aoshima, Ehime Prefecture.


2) All white everything. Aizu, Fukushima Prefecture.


3) He’s a catch, for sure. Okuwa, Nagano Prefecture.


4) After showtime. Kabukiza, Ginza, Tokyo.


5) Splashes of blossom. Fujihashi Castle area, Gifu Prefecture.


6) The sakura canal. Naka-Meguro, Tokyo.


7) Can you meet me halfway? Okuoikojo Station, Shizuoka Prefecture.


8) Abstract attract. Izumo Shrine, Shimane Prefecture.


9) Hide and seek. Kiyosu Castle, Aichi Prefecture.


10) The wall built itself. Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Toyama Prefecture.

Snowwall, bus for scale… The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route has been opened this week to the public for the first time this year. An awesome place where you can experience the majesty of nature between 17 meter tall snowwalls. ❄?❄ . Hofal, busz szemlelteteskeppen… A Tateyama Kurobe hegyi utvonalat iden eloszor a heten nyitottak meg a nyilvanossag elott. Egy hihetetlen hely ahol at lehet elni a termeszet fensegesseget 17 meteres hofalak kozott. ❄?❄ . #japan #instablog #expatlife #expat #japanlife #日本 #instagramjapan #igersjp #explorejapan #bestjapanpics #picsjp #igjapan #tokyo_vacations #tokyotouristinfo #gaijinpottravel #navigatejapan #japanmagazine #mountain #mountainpass #hegy #tateyamakurobealpineroute #snow #snowwall #alps #立山黒部アルペンルート #bus #mountaintop #hiking #túra #hó

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