I’m living for over more than one year in Japan now, and I can now say that the fall is my favorite season. The unbearable heat en humidity starts to fade away in the cooling fall breeze. And like me, who is welcoming this change the Japanese people also celebrate this with many events. One of these events is the Hakata light up walk.
Sometimes you have one of those moments you do not know what to do, but you do not want to stay inside. On one of these days I decided to walk around the Hakata area. I took some pictures and when it became dark we also discovered the freedom market. So here are a few pictures from my walk around the Hakata area.
On September the 12 I decided to go to the Hojoya Festival with a group of people. Reading about this festival made me curious to witness it. At the end it became a day that I’m not going to forget easily, but not because of the festival but more for the weather. Here my small report about this slightly horrible day in: The rainy Hojoya Festival.
Friday, August 14 it was the second day of the Obon festival. On the internet I discovered that the Gokoku temple organized a special event to the ancestors and to honour the fallen soldiers. But because it started late in the evening, we first did a few other things. But the main point is Honor your ancestors