Marusei butter cookie

  

This is the Marusei butter cookie at Rokkatei in Hokkaido.

The other day my husband got this from his student.

I was so happy.

The cream is a blend of white chocolate, rum raisins and 100% Hokkaido milk butter.

It is so good.

It has been sold since 1977.

I think it is one of the best sweets in Hokkaido.

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Sapporo Snow Festival 

  

The Snow Festival is held in Sapporo Hokkaido.

This year is the 67th one. 

Every year more than 2000000 people attend.

Big snow and ice sculptures, which number almost 200, are exhibited.

This year (2016) it is being held from February 5 to 11 at Odori and Susukino site, Tudome site is until 18.

I have visited it twice in my life.

 It was so beautiful.

I want to visit it sometime again.

My friend Su-san took this photo.

http://www.snowfes.com/english/index.html