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Ainokura II

Ainokura II © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Ainokura, Japan. See here for Ainokura I

Ainokura I

Ainokura © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Ainokura, Japan. The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The site is located in the Shogawa river valley stretching across the border of Gifu and Toyama Prefectures in northern Japan. … Continue reading

Fireworks

wpid743-DSC_4536-Edit.jpg © 2009 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

During the Obon-season many Japanese people come back to their homes to visit their parents or family. Also, during the warm time in August many local festivals are hold like that one in the Shizuoka Prefecture. The men from that … Continue reading