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Peace in front of Guardian in Nara 仁王さん前のピースフルな風景

Peace in front of Guardian in Nara

Kongou-Rikishi-Zou (the statue of guardian )of Great Buddha at Nandai-Mon (the south gate) of Todaiji-Temple.
Kids group interviewed foreign tourists for study of English.

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Equinox,Pray,Lycoris 秋分の日、祈り、彼岸花

Autumn Equinox We offer flowers to our grave in the day when the sun set into directly west. The Equinox day is called “Higan-no-Chunichi”and 7 days adding 3 days before and after the Equinox day are called “Higan”. We place … Continue reading

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AIDA CAFE&REST in Nara 森の小径とメンチカツ

There is a restaurant I want to take my friends when they come to Nara. Green Entrance The restaurant is surrounded by woods. You pass through a grove tunnel before you stand at the door. Even though the entrance of … Continue reading

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Rice Crops Tell Season 稲で季節を感じる

Rice field tells me the change of seasons because it always close to us. People living in East Asia and South-East Asia eat rice as their staple food. Have you found rice field vies when you travel in these areas? Such … Continue reading

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Wife and an Ancient Amulet 嫁さんと、古代のお守り

  A hospital  Two days after I have entered into a hospital , my wife came to my bed after she finished her work and said “I bought this for you !” It was an omamori(Japanese amulet) as big as … Continue reading

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Bamboo Pasta 竹の子パスタ

It’s a bamboo shoots food week in my home.Our dinner dish tonght is pasta !  Other ingredients are dried bonito,onion, bracken and spinch.

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Bamboo Shoots Harvest in Asuka 竹の子の収穫 明日香

Do you eat it in your country ? Bamboo shoots are popular ingredients of spring food in East Asia. I wonder if you eat them in your country or how. Though they are as expensive as 1,000 yen(about US$85) per one … Continue reading

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