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Features, Traditional Japan

Japanese New Year’s Ice Bath at Kanda Myojin Shrine

Japanese New Year’s Ice Bath at Kanda Myojin Shrine

Participants dressed only in loincloths and flimsy underwear pray before pouring buckets of freezing cold water over themselves during a traditional New Year ice bath ceremony. The ceremony took place […]

Japan Daily Life, Modern Japan, News

Sapporo Snow Festival

Sapporo Snow Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Sapporo, Japan – Houheikan, an old western style hotel snow statue attract visitors during the opening day of Sapporo Yuki […]

Japan Daily Life, News

Tokyo’s First Snowfall in 2013

Tokyo’s First Snowfall in 2013

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) January 14, 2013, Tokyo, Japan – Traffic is shown due to Tokyo’s first snowfall this year. Heavy snow in Tokyo […]