‘living in a kimono, sitting in primordial waters…’

living in a kimono, sitting in primordial waters, and eating

There’s something about living in a kimono, sitting in primordial waters, and eating food prepared and served according to ancient ritual that makes you feel serenely outside time. For many Japanese…, this is a particular treat, an escape from the chaos of city life and a chance to reconnect with their collective past….
Travel, NYTimes.com, 2007/Nov/18

In the Travel section of today’s Sunday New York Times is a stunning slideshow of tradition/modern kimono fashion at osen/hot springs in Japan’s “Snow Country.” See…

A japanese girl soaks nakes at the at onsen/hot spings.

For a more entertaining (and realistic) Japanese vacation coverage, see yesterday’s report on Travel.3Yen.com: Ancient Japan Travel Guide.

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Taro

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3 thoughts on “‘living in a kimono, sitting in primordial waters…’”

  1. ᶘ ᵒᴥᵒᶅ
    Bear in onsen…
    bear-onsen
    (I know this is a bit off-topic, but please post this photo. Thanks.)

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