Category Archives for traditional Japan

Watercolor Painting of a Lovely Japanese Restaurant

Painting of a Japanese restaurant in Beppu called Amamijyaya. I think it means sweet tea shop. It's a wonderfully traditional place with delicious food.

Painting of a Japanese restaurant in Beppu called Amamijyaya. I think it means sweet tea shop. It’s a wonderfully traditional place with delicious food.

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Watercolor Paintings of a Japanese Festival in the Rain

Watercolor painting of a Japanese festival in the rain. This is Nagahama festival in Oita prefecture in July 2017.

Home Time ・  Nagahama, Oita ・ 24.2 x 33.3 cm (9.5″ x 13″) ・  Nagahama FestivalEvery year, I go to this festival with my family.It is famous for being the first festival of summer in Oita prefecture.But it is also strange because it begins in the rainy season.And this year, it rained every night of this 3 day event.Luckily, the […]

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A beautiful, traditional Japanese street

A beautiful, traditional Japanese street in Taketa.

#38 ・ ”A Beautiful, Traditional Japanese Street” ・  Taketa ・ It’s the rainy season in Japan but so far the weather has been fine. It’s very strange weather and hard for the rice farmers.But it gives us the chance to go sightseeing. And last Sunday, we went to Taketa a small town which is famous for a castle ruin called Okajo […]

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