One of Kamakura's best-known spots, the Roku Jizo sit at an intersection along Yuigahama Dori. It's a busy place, but there they sit, taking it all in. When I head to work early in the morning, I often see a businessman stop, turn to the Jizo, and bow his head in prayer and greeting before … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Roku Jizo
This is one of my favourite characters on Yuigahama Dori. He is the mascot for a ramen shop, which is kind of morbid since, well, pork is often one of the ingredients in ramen. Piggy doesn't seem to mind, though, for he stands guard—chin up, chest out—day in and day out.
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 for your viewing pleasure (I know you're excited; don't deny it). Can I manage … Continue reading Picture Perfect Kamakura