Pastoral newground

Pastoral Newground

Hello, my friends.

This is my first post in English, so be nice to me. If you find any mistake or typo, please leave a comment bellow.

Today I’m gonna tell you about japanese countryside where I do live now.

This water mill is the Soba House. 「そば」soba – a buckwheat and the buckwheat noodles. There’re some buckwheat fields around.

This green plants is「長芋」nagaimo – long potato. It’s tasty when it’s fried.

Pastoral Newground

Pastoral Newground

Pastoral Newground

Can you imagine Japan without rice? Of course not. Rice always was a main part of Japanese life and culture.

Pastoral Newground

Pastoral Newground

This little hays are made by hands. After drying it will be collected for feeding pets.

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Pastoral Newground

Daikon is a giant radish about 50-60 cm long. You can eat it raw, boiled, fried, stewed, pickled.

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Pastoral Newground

This person is fertilizing the garlic fresh planted out. This garlic will be harvested in the next spring.

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One day I met this pretty snake near our house. It’s a tiger keelback.

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This how tipical village street looks like.

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Pastoral Newground

Aomori prefecture is located on the North of Japan. There’re a lot of snow here in winter time. Sometime snow can be 1 meter high. To prevent roads to be blocked with snow Japanese use snow barriers like this. It’s down during summer time and up in winter.

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Pastoral Newground

After WW2 Japanese started to use a lot of electricity. Now there’re some solar electric plants, wind farms, and of course nuclear plants.

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Pastoral Newground

Pastoral Newground

The Eboshi mountain is not so far from our house. I hope I will have time to hike it.

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Several days ago we got first snow. Winter is coming.

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