I first went to the Owara Kaze no Bon festival (おわら風の盆) in September, 2008. Compared to other summer festivals in
This is going out there as an outdoor adventure. Midnight, deep in Gifu, fire, samurai, tradition. Godo-cho, Gifu.
There are a few reasons why I live in Japan and the Awa Odori is one of them. I can’t
I was a little reluctant to attend the Hounen Matsuri (豊年祭) in Komaki despite it being only a short bicycle
I have to be honest, the naked Naga Babas at the Kumbh Mela didn’t really interest me. But the police
Went to the Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima, Shikoku over the weekend. It’s easily the best festival I’ve ever been