This is an unofficial history, recounted to my husband by his kobudo teacher, who assures us that his memory is correct: ***** Once upon a time, some 40 or 50 years ago, the city of Kamakura had a problem: June — the rainy season in the area — saw tourist numbers plummet, and the much-needed … Continue reading A Guide to Kamakura’s Hydrangeas
Photo of the Day: Tunnel Ho!
Just up the road from us is Gokuraku-ji, a small temple. In front of the temple is Gokuraku-ji station on the Enoden line. While mere mortals using their mortal feet must walk up a steep (but thankfully fairly short) road to reach both, the Enoden trains take a tunnel through one of Kamakura's many hills … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Tunnel Ho!