In the Yamagata town, I walked around the housing area near the hotel which I was staying. I loved their simple wooden houses; clean and simply looking.
This is the hotel which I was staying. I had only like an hour to walk around and also have my breakfast. I had to quickly stroll around and capture as many shots as I can.
I was curious why they had this kind of ‘structure’ covering their bonsai. It was later only that I understood that this was to protect their bonsai trees from the winter snow. it was new thing to me as in Malaysia we never ever have snow or feel the 4 seasons like in Japan. Malaysia was just hot and wet weather all year round.
A back lane (or was it front lane??) where I passed through.
Another typical Japanese house. Wished I could enter and see how it was inside.
My breakfast for the morning in the hotel cafe. A lovely and healthy breakfast ( and not cheap!)
Another shot from my hotel room.
Looks like it was going to rain with the dark clouds overhead
…but eventually it cleared out.
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