Kitakami Photoblog

Daily photos from Kitakami, a small town in Northern Japan, and its surroundings.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Cooling down the rice

... for chirashi sushi (scattered sushi). It is very easy to make as doesn’t require any particular ability, and the ingredients are casually scattered and layered on top of the rice.

Monday, February 25, 2008

kostbar ding

Foreign languages are often used in Japan to make things or shops fancier, usually english and french. It's rare to see a shop with such a german name ("precious thing").

Friday, February 22, 2008

Census of bus passengers

Friday, February 15, 2008

Sand graphics

At the beach of Rikuzentakata.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Strange little car

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Cosy old onsen

Namari onsen, a famous hot spring in Hanamaki.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Winter in Kitakami...

... every icy street a challenge.

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Snow-covered rice paddy

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Kitakami nightlife

... in the heart of the amusement district.

Monday, February 04, 2008

"Max" shinkansen at Tokyo station

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Queuing for the shinkansen