Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Dogo Yumekura

Dogo Onsen is not only the oldest Onsen in Japan (reportedly), it is also the district surrounding this hot spring. It's filled with many elegant Ryokan or Japanese Inn's.



After soaking in the Onsen, sit down to a traditional Japanese dinner.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Hill Overlooking Imabari and Seto Inland Sea

At the end of the day, there is nothing like climbing a really steep hill, to see Imabari city and the Seto Inland Sea at twilight.


This is not a real castle but a miniature replica. You can climb in and walk around.


Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Japanese Auto Stickers

In some aspects, driving a car in Japan is simpler and in many aspects, owning a car in Japan is complicated. This sticker shows how long the driver has driven this vehicle without incident. Sort of like a merit badge.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Towel Museum ICHIHIRO






Fabric is part of the traditional Japanese Green Tea Ceremony. It is a custom in Japan to make guests feel welcome.

Thursday, September 10, 2009