A new book
|I visited the Ikuo Hirayama Museum of Art on Ikuchijima Island, which displays the art of the famous Japanese artist, Ikuo Hirayama. His lush watercolors are peace-themed.|
While walking to the building, I noticed bikes unlocked. That is pretty much what I observed all over Japan from big cities to rural areas. People respect the property of others.
|Children's Peace Memorial|
|School children add a paper crane chain to the memorial based in the story, "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes"|
|Apron on, and ready to make sushi|
|I was met by the priest and his "companion" at the bottom of the hill on the paved road, one which he walks daily.|