Dragons show up in the strangest places in Japan.
A theme update — it’s finally here! The next version of JapanDave.
…but were afraid to ask.
Actually, it’s more of a brief overview. I keep meaning to write a sequel article that delves into more detail, but haven’t gotten around to it yet.
Anyway, I just updated this old post, fixing some grammar and mis-spellings and replacing most of the Flickr photos with my own.
A discarded coffee can reminds us that the Japanese normally don’t litter much. Why is that?
Look at all those lanterns! Almost makes you feel like you have been spirited away to another world, eh?
The shinkyo bridge near Okazaki Castle: a wonderful example of a traditional Japanese drum bridge.
This full bloom
We view, of course, but what
A joy to touch!
—Sogi (1421 – 1502)