• Archery
  • Yabusame (流鏑馬)

    A two hour train-ride from Tokyo, is the station of Kawaguchiko (河口湖駅), close to Mount Fuji (富士山), where the fearless team met at 09:00 one summer morning ready for a first lesson in Yabusame (流鏑馬), Japanese mounted archery.  Traditional Yabusame dates back to the 4th century when mounted archers were introduced in Japan.  Sights were […]

  • Izu Peninsula
  • The Izu peninsula

    A quick trip to the Izu peninsula, visiting a fishing village and some shrines in the hills. The fishing village of Numazu With the mandatory tsunami gate, wall and other defences A shrine in the hills Moving away from the coast are some shrines Somewhere to send that communication to a higher power? The road to Tokyo And […]