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