Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Inari shrine by the old residence

Inari shrine by kioukaku This small Inari shrine stands by an old residence called " Kioukaku".

stone fox of the Inari shrine Photo above is a stone fox of the Inari shrine.

KioukakuIn the left side of the photo above, you can see the small Inari shrine.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Sea Gull and the Park

sea gull
funabashi shinsui park
I took this photo on funabashi shinsui park.
The park is located along the water way to Tokyo bay.
I like watching birds from the park.
In the second photo, you can see funabashi fishing port over the water way.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Narrow Alley

narrow alley in central funabashi
There are many narrow alleys in central funabashi.
This alley is very narrow.
You can see an Izakaya (Japanese pub) in this photo.
I have visited the Izakaya one time.
They serve nice sea foods at good price.

Friday, September 18, 2009

River in Early Autumn

river in early autumn
river in early autumn
river in early autumn
I took these photos on the walking road along ebigawa (ebi-river) yesterday.
It is still hot in daytime.
But I think that autumn has come here in funabashi.
Please check links below, you can see sceneries of the river in spring.

Tunnel of Cherry Blossoms
River in Spring
Cherry Blossoms Snow by the River

Thursday, September 17, 2009

In the Evening

I took this photo last Sunday in my town.
I like walk on the road along field.
In evening, it is getting cool.
But we still hear music of cicada.

Monday, September 14, 2009


higanbana (red spider lily)

higanbana (red spider lily)
Higanbana is called red spider lily in English.
"higan" means equinoctial week.
Usually the flowers start to bloom around middle of September.
I took this photo in my town today.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Ukiyoe Noren in the 100 Yen Shop

Ukiyoe Noren in the 100 yen shop"
Noren, (暖簾)" is a Japanese short curtain.
Those Noren curtains have Ukiyoe design.

By the way, I took this photo in Daiso Giga Funabashi.
It is a big 100 yen shop in central funabashi.
You can see price labels on those Noren curtains.
Those are sold at 1000 yen ( 1050 yen include tax ).
Almost items in the shop are 100 yen.
But, there are items which is over 100 yen.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Sunflower in End of Summer

sunflower in end of summer

I took this photo in my town few days ago.
It is still hot in daytime.
But it is getting cool in evening.
I post this photo for the memory of this summer.

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