Akita

The Painting of Tsuguharu Foujita in Akita

[ Sept.2018 ] The next day, after staying in a Ryokan in the Oga Hot-Spring resort in the Akita prefecture in Japan, we went to Oga station by ‘Namahage Shuttle’, the shared taxi. The taxi stand…

Akita

About Namahage

[ Sept.2018 ] The strong typhoon passed during the night and the next morning in Sakata in the Yamagata prefecture in Japan was fine. We got up early and took the 7:55am train to Akita. This…

Yamagata

The Japanese Women in the Past Were Very Strong

[ Sept.2018 ] We moved from Murakami in the Niigata prefecture to Sakata in the Yamagata prefecture in Japan by express train. The train went along the coast and we saw simple fishing villages on the way,…

Chiba

Visit a shrine and walk in Ueno

[Jan.2018] We went to a Shinto shrine called Shinmeisha in the city of Kashiwa in Chiba prefecture, with my family. It is customary in Japan to visit a shrine on New Year’s Day . We…

Enoshima

Mt. Fuji from Enoshima

[ Jan.2018 ]  We had an excursion to Enoshima island in Kanagawa prefecture in Japan early in the new year. A friend of us who lives around here took us around. We took Enoden (Enoshima…

Ibaraki

Bungee jumping

[ Dec.2017 ] When we went to Ibaraki prefecture in Japan with my family, we visited Ryujin Big Suspension Bridge in Tokiwa-ota, too. This bridge is only for pedestrians, its length is 375 metres and…

Ibaraki

Frozen scene

[ Dec.2017 ] We went to Fukuroda in Ibaraki prefecture in Japan with my family. Of course our main destination was the famous waterfall there. I did not know, but according to a man in…

Nagano

Snow Monkeys

[ Dec.2017 ] We went to see Snow Monkeys in Jigogudani Monkey Park in Nagano prefecture in Japan. I had thought they were called Onsen (hot spring) Monkeys, but in fact they are famous as…

Tokio

A sunny day in Tokyo

[ Dec.2017 ] We spent our Christmas and New Year holiday in Japan. A friend of ours organised a day in Tokyo for us. We met her in the Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center in…

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