Yuigahama Beach might not be overflowing with exotic seashells of curious shape and astounding size, but it is home to a delicately beautiful shell named for cherry blossoms. Continue reading “Photo of the Day: Pretty in Pink”
Komyo-ji is just shy of two kilometers from Kamakura Station. The distance means that it’s off the beaten track and a little quieter than some of the better known temples. Don’t let the distance discourage you, though, as it’s worth the hike out Continue reading “Photo a Day: Komyo-ji”
Fish drying is a common sight in Kamakura. In fact, my husband has taken up the hobby, though he’s taking a break over the winter. These fishy were snapped through a shop window along Yuigahama Dori. I likely wouldn’t have noticed, but Hisashi has an eye for fish and found them no problem.
A photo a day keeps boredom at bay—and, I’m told, is worth a thousand words. Which is why my only resolution for this year (well, my only currently planned resolution) is to upload a photo of Kamakura and area each day Continue reading “Picture Perfect Kamakura”
Hard work may be the key, but who doesn’t like a bit of extra luck? Continue reading “Good Fortune for Sale at Hongaku-ji”
Making a living via the sea isn’t an easy path; in fact, it’s a downright terrifying one as far as I’m concerned. Continue reading “Funa Oroshi”
The traditional greeting the first time you see someone in the new year: Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu. Continue reading “Happy New Year”