Looks like Ibaraki Prefecture, trying to remember town name that has the World Cup soccer stadium. If you get lucky on a Saturday during the cherry blossom season, you'll see a bride riding to her wedding on one of these boats
"Old Quebec Street" by Alain Hebert - The Petit Champlain st., a pedestrian st. where artisanal & commercial shops invite tourists all yr round to buy souvenirs of that beautiful city. We were there in summer. How great would Christmas be here?