Aug 26, 2012

Utatsu ---cranes

August  2012   SENBAZURU / cranes


Senbazuru is a string of a thousand paper cranes. 

"It is usually sent to a person who is ill or injured as a prayer for recovery. 
The crane is symbolic of happiness and long life."


Aug 22, 2012

Kurihara / Izunuma ---Lotus flowers

August  2012   Lotus flowers


" The beautiful lotus flower opens in morning 
and petals fall in afternoon "


it is 1:15 PM now


Aug 20, 2012

Minami souma--- a rice field 2

July  2012    a destroyed car and tractor

...and others on the rice field


"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" is about 10miles(16km) away from here.


Aug 19, 2012

Minami souma ---a rice field

July  2012     a rice field



"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" 


is about 10miles(16km) away from here.


Aug 16, 2012

Higashi matsushima--- dragonflies

August  2012     dragonflies


scientific name / Rhyothemis fuliginosa

In Japan, It is named  "Chou-tonbo / butterfly-dragonfly"


Aug 10, 2012

Aug 6, 2012

Minami Souma--- Nomaoi 5

July  2012    toward the end


Souma Nomaoi / wild horse chase festival

The third day


"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" is about 10miles(16km) away from here.



Aug 5, 2012

Minami Souma--- Nomaoi 4

July  2012    cavalrymen


Souma Nomaoi / wild horse chase festival

The third day


"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" is about 10miles(16km) away from here.


Aug 4, 2012

Minami Souma--- Nomaoi 3

July  2012   a cavalier


Souma Nomaoi / wild horse chase festival

The third day


"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" is about 10miles(16km) away from here.




Aug 3, 2012

Minami Souma ---Nomaoi 2

July  2012   battle flags

Souma Nomaoi / wild horse chase festival

The third day


"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" is about 10miles(16km) away from here.


Aug 2, 2012

Minami Souma ---Nomaoi 1

July  2012   Souma Nomaoi

Nomaoi / wild horse chase festival

The third day


"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" is about 10miles(16km) away from here.


Aug 1, 2012

Minami Souma---a vending machine

July  2012   a  vending machine

...on the rice field


"Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Plant" is about 10miles(16km) away from here.