Saturday, November 28, 2015

Japanese Shrine, Temple and Flea Markets

Throughout Japan there are weekly, monthly and annual markets. If you are going to be in Japan check on line if any of these sales will be going on during your visit. You can "haggle" a bit and go home with a few treasures at reasonable prices. 









Thursday, November 19, 2015

SOBA CHOKO


Soba choko are for dipping sauce for buckwheat noodles. They have been around since the Edo period. There are many styles, shapes and sizes. 



     This one is from the Meiji era. It has the small "eye" on the foot.