Hakone (Mount Fuji)

Thursday December 22nd, 2016 0

In March 2015, we went to Hakone to see Mt. Fuji. While taking a side glance at  Odawara Castle, we started at the Odawara Station […]


Sunday July 3rd, 2016 0

This is an entrance leading to Zeniaraibenten shrine. The Japanese characters on the stone are Ugafukujinja. On  the right is a torii, which is a […]


Sunday July 3rd, 2016 0

This is a long sando (road approaching a shrine) to Tsuruokahachimangu. There were so many people. A big red pole, which looks like a column, […]


Sunday July 3rd, 2016 0

This is the way that leads to Hasedera. Finally, we arrived at the Sanmon temple gate of Hasedera. This is a big tree with uneven […]

The Great Buddha (Daibutsu)

Sunday July 3rd, 2016 1

Kamakura Daibutsu Den Kotoku-in.  The temple has a great statue of Buddha, which we usually called “The Great Buddha” in Kamakura.   This is the […]


Friday July 1st, 2016 0

We went to Kamakura. Enoshima Railway (commonly called “Enoden”) runs slowly, but the train is very tight against the adjacent private homes and nearly spaces […]