February 27, 2009

Furoshiki - Wrapping Cloth

Furoshiki wrapping Japanese Sake Bottle

February 25, 2009

Bincho-tan : Traditional charcoal of Japan

Binchotan freshens the air in the room.

February 24, 2009

Zori-Jpanaese sandals

Japanese sandals made of rice straw

February 19, 2009

Backwater Cruise in Alleppey,Kerala

Networks of rivers,canals and lagoons nourish a seemingly infinite number of rice paddies and coconut groves,while sleek houseboats cruise the water highways from one bucolic village to another.

February 15, 2009

Colourful Saree in Chennai

Japanese sweets - Wagashi

Japanese sweets are called wa-gashi in Japanese. Common ingredients for wa-gashi are rice flour, azuki (red beans), and sugar. Butter and milk are rarely
used in wa-gashi cooking.

February 14, 2009


Laying my father's ashes in the temple to rest

February 10, 2009

Sake Brewery (Sakagura)

The owner of Kobori Sake Brewery.

February 09, 2009

February 08, 2009

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is one of the biggest aquarium in the world.

February 07, 2009


Nara Park is popularly called the Deer Park by visitors because of
its many deers.

February 06, 2009


Marimo, a species of algae known as moss balls and

designated a special natural teasure,grows in the Akan lake.

February 05, 2009

LION DANCE ( Shi-Shi-Mai)

Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Japanese culture, in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume.

February 04, 2009


E-HO-MAKI is a rolled sushi assumed that lucky when eating at Setsubun.

February 03, 2009


Mochitsuki is the traditional mochi-pounding ceremony in Japan.

February 02, 2009


Great Buddha is National Treasure.The statue measures materials.16.2m in height and has a face 4.8m. long and 3m.wide; eyes 1.2m.wide; a nose 48cm high.

February 01, 2009

Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki

"Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki" is also popular. The ingredients such as cabbage, meat, seafood, noodles and a fried egg are layered.