Category Archives: Video Clips

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Maruyama Senmaida (1000 Rice Paddies)

Here is a quick peek into how a group of farmers in Maruyama in Kiwa Town are getting together to build up the banks of the rice paddies to keep the water in for rice cultivation. The community bands together … Continue reading

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Shingu Fire Festival Part 2

Here is Shingu Fire Festival Part 2 and shows the ‘noboriko’ doing ‘sanshamairi’ where they visit important shrines in the city on their way to Kamikura Jinja (Kamikura Shrine). Most videos on the Otou Matsuri focus on the Fire festival … Continue reading

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Shingu Fire Festival Part 1

This is the first video of 4 videos that I took during the Shingu Fire Festival on February 6th, 2011. Before the festival all the men and boys who participate in the Shingu Fire Festival eat only white food, drink … Continue reading

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Up the Dorokyo Pt 2

This is the second half the journey up the Dorokyo and part of the return trip. See Part 1 first. You will see an old Japanese Ryokan that is separated by a suspension bridge. Half of the facility is in … Continue reading

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Up the Dorokyo Gorge Part 1

Join us in a trip up the Dorokyo Gorge. Ideally, you want to take this trip for real. But, until then this little video will give you a sense of what it would be like. Normally people take the jet … Continue reading

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Shingu Fire Festival

Shingu Fire Festival light up! The Shingu Oto Matsuri is held every year on February 6th. This is a little taste of the festival. More to come soon.

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Hanajiri Shrine Festival

Hanajiri Shrine festival ( Hanajiri, Kamikawa-town, Kumano-shi 2010.11.3)

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Nigura Shrine Festival

Nigura Shrine festival (Akakura, Ikuse-town, Kumano-shi 2010.11.7)

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Tankaku Castle Ruins Entrance

Here is a quick shot of the Tankakujo (Tanaku Jo), or Tankaku Castle Ruins.

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Dorokyo Gorge 1981

Here is a video of a trip up the Dorokyo Gorge back in 1981.

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