Borrowed Scenery in Kokura｜A Japanese garden in Kokura. In Japanese garden, they often utilize the technique of borrowed scenery, where they use architecture and mountains outside of the garden to create pleasing compositions when seen from within, to compliment the garden. From another angle you could actually see the towns majestetic old Japanese castle, but this modern borrowed scenery was very unique and interesting.
Shrine maidens at Fukuoka's Okushida san shrine grounds picking up fallen gingko nuts with chopsticks. The nuts will be peeled, purified and later given away to the shrine visitors as a good luck charm. 神職が落としたギンナンを拾うみこ＝３日午前１１時１３分、福岡市博多区の櫛田神社