Saturday, May 23, 2009

Koyasan III






We became Buddhist for a weekend





Daimon











rest











pilgrims












tourists with guide











Daito Stupa










Danjo Garan complex III











Danjo Garan complex II










Danjo Garan complex I








Koyasan II


Kinrinto









interesting mausoleum









UCC coffee mausoleum









strange pilgrim











(I forgot the name of this things)












monks preparing food for Kobo Daishi













Okunion cemetery tombs III













cemetery path













Okunion cemetery tombs II














tombs explanation












Okunion cemetery tombs I












Ekoin temple












Ekoin temple dormitory













breakfast











monk










video
ceremony (fragment)







Koyasan I

lanterns in the cemetery









candels









corridor










room










ready for the dinner










veggie teishoku









Ekoin graden









temple entrance










we considered to become buddhist for a weekend








shoe rack











garden III










garden II










garden I










dragon










temple stanza











video
pilgrimage record












Kongobuji temple








Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Biwa lake III








We did it!. It took three days of our Golden Week, but we completed the 158,3 km. going around Biwa lake. Please, see here the pictures of our trip.











Biwa lake bridge toll gate









Biwa lake bridge









East side from Biwa lake bridge








West side from Biwa lake bridge









Otsu fishermen II









abandoned Ferries wheel (観覧車)









big crab










Otsu fishermen I









video
born to be wild











lake shore









video
train








tori from Shirahige shrine










old sake factory