August 16, 2010

August 15, 2010

Daruma doll

The eyes of Daruma are often blank when sold.The recipient of the doll fills in one eye upon setting the goal, then the other upon fulfilling it.

August 13, 2010


Kawadoko are raised decks along the river to enjoy wonderful meals and a beer or sake with pleasure of the breeze and view of the mountains in summer.

August 09, 2010

Magome in Kiso Valley

Magome means "hourse basket",because this 43rd post town on the Nakasendo was where travellers were forced to leave their nags before tackling the mountainous stretch of road ahead.

August 06, 2010

Tsukiji Central Fish Market

About 2246 tonnes of fish,worth over 1.8billion yen, are sold here daily.

August 02, 2010

Hello Kitty

Girls like Hello-Kitty very very much!

August 01, 2010

Matsuri in Japan

There are many stalls on the streets.