Hiking: Yama Girls
Photo above – First ‘hike’ as a new family. The Japanese hiking world has a thing – yama girl. Young women, mostly in their twenties, often university students, heading to the mountains in groups of 4 or 5 (although solo hiking has become popular too) all in the latest hiking fashion. It’s not what you…
Photography: Dec. 9th
Trying to shoot everyday with the Fuji. Below – Chama, a rice field being burnt off in autumn, Nami & Erimo. www.seanbreslin.net
Festivals: Hounen Matsuri
It was nonetheless a bizarre sight to see a giant wooden penis being carried down the road I cycle along daily by sake-fuelled men and women cradling wooden penises. Equally bizarre was the sight of some of the visitors dressed up in fancy dress.