The shrine on Enoshima just keeps going and going and going.
More lanterns from Enoshima, this time zigzagging up a hill at the start of the shrine’s sando. Continue reading “Zigzag Lanterns”
While in Enoshima the other night to see the illuminations, I snapped a few pics of the shrine. Continue reading “Red Lantern”
This is a close-up of a photo I posted a few weeks ago. Continue reading “Kami-sama”
Caught this giant mosquito-like creature (can never remember the name…) resting on Oinari-sama at Yakumo Jinja in the fall.
Small fox figurines are a dime a dozen in Kamakura, thanks to Yoritomo Minamoto’s dedication to Oinari san, a god who takes on the appearance of a fox (more on that another day).
These little foxes live at Yakumo Shrine.
This little shrine was without English-language plaque, so I’m not sure what it’s called, but it was out the west side of Kamakura Station and had two rather fabulous trees. Continue reading “Photo of the Day: Unknown Shrine”
Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu is famous for its lotus flowers. Continue reading “Photo of the Day: Hachiman Gardens”
Well, today was supposed to be Kamakura’s big fireworks show, but alas, Typhoon #12, while not overhead, is wreaking havoc with the bay and it has been cancelled. Continue reading “Photo of the Day: Grey Shrine for a Grey Day”
There is a small shrine down the road from us that gets very few visitors. Continue reading “Photo of the Day: Lonely Shrine”