Friday, March 09, 2007
Some Like It Hotter Still
Ken Belson, writing for The New York Times, had a fairly decent article on Takaozan this week.
However, he missed the big story of the weekend--that the yamabushi of Takaozan have their annual fire walk this Sunday (March 11, at 13:00).
A Mr. Wada Yoshio, a man with a seriously finer camera than mine, has a site with several pages of super photos of last year's festival.
A good thing to go take a gander at on Sunday, if the weather cooperates.
Photo: Preparing the coals for the firewalk
Takaozan, Tokyo Metropolitan District
March 12, 2006
Photo credit: MTC