Travel Blogs from Ina
... and before we knew it we were wondering the streets of gion and visiting Maruyama park - the first of many shrines and temples to come ! This was Just north of the famous gion district. This park is the main place to see cherry blossoms during the cherry blossom season. This place was huge and there was so much to see. Gates , temples and suddenly a big statue . I had forgotten how all the tori gates were red . ...
... focuses on the hard lines of the image. After each layer is carved and perfected, the printing can begin. Each layer is inked and pressed onto mulberry paper and repeated as necessary for desired color depth. A few hundred printings are typically made from one set of block prints and each original design (historically) was approved by imperial decree. Today the art form has branched out and although the original techniques are continued, the images themselves ...
... was equally on par. We whiled away the evening and then after a brief stop at the grocery store for some post dinner sweets, we headed back to the train station and to our beds, too full of food and sightseeing to even wake when the cock crowed at 2:30 in the morning (as was his habit each morning, I think he missed a few lessons in school).
Coming up next, our visit to the Ukiyo-e Museum and a visit to the most amazing eco house ever!
... were left to coax the wolves out and protect the crops. Like the US, however, wolves became more threat than help in the present day and are now extinct even though wild boar remain in abundance and have frolicked in fields owned by Madoka and Daisuke. This made for some interesting garlic harvesting and is one of the main reasons that the family does not grow sweet potatoes.
Sweet potatoes are a popular food even with the trouble it takes to grow them. On ...
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