Tabei Junko

Tabei Junko

Born in Miharu三春町, Fukushima
Junko Tabei 田部井 淳子 (1939 –2016)
First woman to match Norgay and Hillary climbing the Everest
First woman to complete the Seven Summits
the highest mountains of each of the seven continents

In 1975, wind, snow
And avalanche
Did not stop her
On Mount Everest

"Do not give up. Keep on your quest."

Miharu Takizakura

Miharu Takizakura

Miharu Takizakura 三 春 滝 桜
Miharu waterfall cherry tree
Designated a national treasure in 1922
One of the five great cherry trees of Japan (日本五大桜)
One of the three giant cherry trees of Japan (日本三巨大桜)

For over than 1,000 years
The people of Fukushima and from all over Japan
Gather around during hanami 花見
Even the earthquake
Did not shake it

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