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Japan: Nagoya (Nagoya Matsuri)

Nagoya holds the distinction of being the capital of Aichi Prefecture and Japan’s fourth most populated city. Three of Japan’s legendary and most powerful warlords hailed from or near Nagoya: Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536-1598), Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582) and Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616) and are celebrated in its largest festival, the… 201 more words


Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade

Sorry it took me so long to get to this.  Our belongings arrived this past week.  Yay!!  So I’ve been up to my ears, or higher in some areas, in stuff and haven’t had the time to sit down and work on this.  401 more words