August 31, 2009

NASHI-Asian Pear

Now,It's time for picking pears in Japan!

August 30, 2009

Tsukiji Fish Market

Paradise for seafood at Tsukiji Fish Market.

August 29, 2009

Tsukiji Fish Market

We kept the rule not to touch the products but we were glad to get a chance of having a photo with 'real' giant tuna.

August 28, 2009

Tsukiji Fish Market

Tuna fish cut to pieces of different size.

August 27, 2009

Tsukiji Fish Market

It is hard work to cut and prepare a huge Tuna fish.

August 26, 2009

Tsukiji Fish Market

Nicely prepared and packed.

August 25, 2009

Tsukiji Fish Market

The fresh products are prepared for sale. Here cleaning shells. Tsukijji Fish Market, Tokyo

August 24, 2009

Tuna Auction at Tsukiji Fish Market

Tuna Auction in Tsukiji


At 3:30 am the fresh Tuna is ready for the auction at Tsukiji Fish market, Tokyo

August 20, 2009

August 18, 2009

August 16, 2009

SUMMER FESTIVAL / Natsu Matsuri

There are several booths selling food like Takoyaki and Japanese sweets.

August 15, 2009

BON FESTIVAL / Bon Odori

Bon is like Halloween. Spirit of dead people return to this world. People dance with music for them.

August 14, 2009

GOLD LACQUER WORK / Makie

Makie is one of traditional handiworks.

August 13, 2009

SEAFOOD BOWL / Kaisen-don

Toppings are shrimp, urchin, crab, etc.

August 12, 2009

JAPANSES WOODEN CLOGS / geta

Japanese people wear them when they wear Kimono, Yukata or Jinbei.

August 11, 2009

JAPANESE SUMMER CLOTHING / Jinbei

Jinbei is made of hemp or cotton. Jinbei is room wear in summer. Many people wear it when they go to fireworks display.

August 10, 2009

FIREWORKS DISPLAY / Hanabi

In summer, we have lots of Fireworks Display. Several fireworks have unique shape like smile mark, heart shape and so on...

August 09, 2009

A kind of Japanese noodles, "Somen"

Somen is Japanese noodles made of wheat flour which is nomally eaten cold.

August 08, 2009

August 07, 2009

Morning glory, "Asagao"

The name of this flower, Asagao, literally means "morning face". As the name explains, this flower only bloom in the morning.

August 04, 2009

Fuurin

This is a garden bell used in summer. People love its pleasant sound because it makes you feel cooler.

August 03, 2009

Kakigori

Kakigori is a Japanese dessert, which is made from shaved ice with syrup. Strawberry, melon, green tea are popular flavors.

August 01, 2009

" Hello Kitty "


Girls loves Hello kitty.