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... burial pits and jars as well as pottery and stone implements have been found and are on display. 15 pit dwellings have been reconstructed but around 550 have been found. Adult and child burial pits have been found along with the foundations of a 10 metre long pit dwelling most probably used as a meeting place.the work being carried out here is amazing and fascinating. They are trying to get a world heritage listing for the area. My funny for the day was ...
... power of water, etc. I have to admit, I love walking along the rocky breaches to see all colorful stones and the many different shapes including some that are almost worn flat. It was a beautiful day so I walked many miles.
Not finding any glass floats along the beaches, I wandered into one of my favorite fishing villages where ...
Nevertheless we enjoyed a very nice meal, we tried 3 different sake and tasted the fresh sashimi of our seat neighbor from their catch of today a delicious dorade.
Then to the festival itself. Its name is Nebuta Matsuri (link)
Thousands of people along the 4 km long route where the big carts are ...
My final stop on the Saturday adventure trip was at the Really Big Buddha just outside Aomori, Japan. This too is on the Misawa Air Base "must see" listing and while I've been past it a number of times (heading to the snow of the Hakkoda mountains or on various ITT trips), this was my first stop at ...
... not the sort of beaches you would be laying out in the sun on.
......six months from now there will be snow on these beaches. The currents and customs of the Pacific will continue to litter these beaches.
I enjoy the treasure hunt feeling I get when I wander the beaches. ....one man's trash...could be your treasure!