You can get a real feeling of history when you sit for a break near Japanese castles.
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The simple, childlike pleasure of taking a walk in Autumn and crushing leaves underfoot as you go.
What a pretty face, eh?
’Round and ’round she goes.
Dragons show up in the strangest places in Japan.
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)
A lion-dog creature on a roof! He’s a komainu and he protects that roof from evil.