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Firefly

This place is not famous for fireflies at all. It's pretty rare to see them. But one firefly was founded. Where was it...
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Loach -どじょう-

Do you eat loach? In Tokyo, it's not common to eat loach but here in Inashiki a lot of people eat it. Now loach is i...
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TAKADA Shrine -高田神社-

In Japan we have some lucky days in a year. It is said that it'd be good to visit shrines. It might be just superstitio...
Farm & Garden

Spreading Compost and Preparation for Sunlight-Disinfection

Last time we all cleaned up eggplants in the greenhouse and now it's time to make a good soil again for the next season...
Farm & Garden

Riding a bike in a Rice Field?

I helped farm work and this time it was a bit different as usual. It means I rode a kind of a bike to make a paddy fiel...
Farm & Garden

Removing Eggplants and Clean up in the Green house

Once a year the eggplant's farmer clean up in the green house to check and arrange the condition of the soil. The day ...
Others

Planting Sweet Potato Seedlings

At the beginning of June, we helped to plant sweet potatoes' seedlings in Ukishima area, Ibaraki.Local mothers' group c...
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Food Culture What’s “EBIGANI” ???

Each country develops its food culture. When I came to Inashiki-city, I heard that locals eat "EBIGANI" commonly. At f...
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Bamboo shoots “Madake”

In April, "MOSO" bamboo shoots are in season. Now in June, "MADAKE" bamboo shoots are time to harvest!MADAKE is smaller...
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Hozenji Temple -逢善寺-

One of the most impressive temples in Inashiki, Ibaraki, Japan is "Hozenji-temple".This temple was built in 828 but bu...
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