Rev. Hagiwara had difficulty finding the right scroll box in the dark storehouse. The storehouse was new but constructed traditionally: massive earthen walls, tiny windows, no electricity. The dark heavy air was sweet with the smell of fresh expensive cedar timber. I used the flashlight on my phone to help […]
It’s a beautiful day in Tokyo and the cherry blossoms should be peaking today and tomorrow. Get your friends, buy some bento and do some hanami. Enjoy 🌸🍱🍺😊
In honor of this year’s Minobusan Trail Race even held on November 27, I am posting my translation of the 2013 race with permission of the Japanese writer and photographer. Japan’s First Temple Trail-Running EventBy Yasuo UchisakaPhotography by Sho Fujimaki The sport of trail running came to Japan in 2001, […]
The annual chrysanthemum show at the local temple. The sizes and colors amazing as always.