Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Fujisan Hongu Sengen Kaisha grand shrine

From the premises, Mt. Fuji is visible on sunny days. The clear water comes around here from Mt. Fuji.


Old painting showing people ready for visiting the Mountain Goddess on Mt. Fuji

Reflection on the pond whose water is from Mt. Fuji

And the shrine

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Taro district giving you the lesson to be remembered

Gutted but survived: the Taro Kanko Hotel
Scenic Hokuriku seashore at Taro
The Hokuriku Railway running; three cars were donated by Kuwait after the disaster 

Ryusendo limestone cave in Iwate

One of the greatest limestone caves in Japan. Known for its underground lakes whose colors are nicknamed the Dragon Blue.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

HIROSHI Sugimoto presents Enoura Observatory

reception house
Gallery where Seascape by Sugimoto is exhibited
Out of the gallery
Stone bridge
Triangular Mound
Optical Glass Stage 
light magic
on top of the summer solstice alignment
Turtle !

inside winter solstice alignment tunnel

cultural asset from respective periods

morning light from sunrise will penetrate the stone gate

This art space recently opened to the public and requires reservation. Worth visiting. Two-hour stay is allowed, either in the morning or in the afternoon. The reception times are set. Free shuttle bus service twice a day between Nebukawa Station and the Observatory for the morning and afternoon visits, respectively. Still being developed. Another visit is already being anticipated.

Their official web site is as follows:


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Himeji Castle again blue sky

Imposing but graceful towers of Himeji Castle. The weather was perfect.

Miyajima when the tide is low

Interesting contrast of green algae and vermillion shrine buildings at Miyajima

sunset from chichu museum, naoshima

The iconic island is seen in a distance. Sunset seen from the rooftop garden of Benesse House or from outside the Chichu Cafe of Chichu Museum always makes you speechless.