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Tricky and Holy Animal in Bali and Nara バリの猿、奈良のシカ

  There are many legendary animals which are considered messengers of gods. But it is unusual that you can see and even touch them for real. Monkey in Uluwatu-Temple in Bali and deer in Kasuga-Shrine in Nara are two of … Continue reading

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A Hackberry Tree in Asuka 明日香のエノキの木

The road to our elementary school was a part of a foot path along mountains.There was a big hackberry tree near a bridge.Steps on fallen-leaves of it made sounds like ‘kishi,kishi.’ There was such scene over the kid’s heads  20 years ago … Continue reading

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The Nara Great Buddha and Japanese 奈良の大仏さまと日本人

“I came to Nara when I was a student for study excursion” It’s always the first voice of Japanese visitors here Nara.In their old memories,they remenber Great Buddha sitting in Todaiji-temple which was established in 8th century. I would like them … Continue reading

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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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Roasted tea flavored pudding ほうじ茶プリン Cafe WAWA

This faintly sweet pudding must satisfy your tired body after hiking. ‘We boil roasted tea leaves with milk like royal milk tea. So this pudding doesn’t include eggs.’ A staff said. I’m sure eating with a little bit of Kuromitsu,natural … Continue reading

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