Monday, June 13, 2011

Views from a Vespa- 320 km Scoot in Niigata, Yamagata, Fukushima


The photo was taken in Sekikawa Village, Niigata. The main tourist attraction in Sekikawa, the Watanabe Yashiki,  was under re-constructition at the time of my visit, but other local structures had been completely restored, including this home with a kayabuki thatch roof.  

In the photo below the Vespa is parked outside a traditional plaster and lath storehouse called a kura.


entering Yamagata prefecture
recently planted rice in the background  

2 comments:

Russell said...

The scooter looks happy to be in those places.

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