Asakura Triple Water Wheel
The Triple Water Wheel operation has been started on June 17 this year for water supply to rice
field around Chikugo river.
Asakura is the only area in Japan to use water wheels for irrigation. The irrigation system
used the Triple Water Wheel was completed in 1760.
The water is supplied from Yamada weir in Chikugo through the canal to the Triple Water Wheel.
And then the water distributed to each rice field by Triple Water Wheel.
June 18, 2020
Moma-bue or Moma-whistle is a fork art toy of Owl doll in Tsuyazaki, Fukutsu.
It was born over 300 years ago as a talisman and was dedicated to Miyajidake Shrine.
June 17, 2020
Huis Ten Bosch
Huis Ten Bosch is currently only open to people who live in Nagasaki-prefecture due to
COVID-19, however can be also entered from outside of Nagasaki-prefecture from June 19.
June 16, 2020
The largest Shrine in Kyushu / Kora Taisha Shrine
The largest Shrine in Kyushu and the shrine is specified as Ichino-miya or the representative
Shrine in Chikugo region. Located in Kurume-city, stand at the middle of Kora Mountain.
From the Shrine compound, breath taking magnificent view of Chikugo plain can be seen.
Torii Gate, entrance of Shrine
Kyushu’s largest Shrine building
View from Shrine
June 15, 2020
The lunch today is Steamed Eel at local restaurant Chikurintei in Kitakyushu.
Steamed Eel was born in Yanagawa more than 300 years ago.
Rice seasoned with a special sauce is topped by grilled eel and thin shredded
omelet, all of which is steamed in a bamboo steamer.
June 14, 2020
I had breakfast today at the local restaurant Sukesan.
This is a typical Japanese menu.
June 13, 2020
Horseshoe in Kitakyushu
The horseshoe lives in Sone Tidal flat in Kitakyushu.
It has hardly changed in hundreds of millions of years and is considered to be living fossils.
June 12, 2020
Japan Meteorological Agency announced that Fukuoka-prefecture started the rainy
This is Shinozaki Shrine where I visit every morning.
June 11, 2020
Around our office
The weather forecast said that the rainy season in Fukuoka prefecture will start tomorrow.
The photos are around our office just before the rainy season.
June 10, 2020
June flowers, Hydrangea
Hydrangea is a flower in the rainy season of Japan.
Usually, the rainy season begins in early June, however the season has not started
yet this year. We need rain.
The photos are taken at Yahata port in Kitakyushu-city, today.
June 08, 2020.