Image search results - "toya"
001-IMG_9449.jpg
Scenery along the way to Ainokura from Shirakawa-go.
001-IMG_9854.jpg
Toyama Castle 富山城
002-IMG_9453.jpg
002-IMG_9815.jpg
003-IMG_9464.jpg
Looks like Suganuma, another village in Gokayama area.
003-IMG_9820.jpg
Reconstructed in 1954, modeled after Hikone and Inuyama Castles. Renovated in Nov. 2005.
004-IMG_9485.jpg
004-IMG_9824.jpg
005-IMG_9495.jpg
Entry road to Ainokura village. Bus stop shelter on right.
005-IMG_9870.jpg
Toyama Castle
006-IMG_9496.jpg
Way to Ainokura.
006-IMG_9774.jpg
007-IMG_9731.jpg
What you see first is a big parking lot for tour buses. Then you see the hordes of tourists.
007-IMG_9882.jpg
008-IMG_9502.jpg
Ainokura monument
008-IMG_9849.jpg
009-IMG_9510.jpg
View of Ainokura
009-IMG_9794.jpg
010-86aug5-16.jpg
One of Japan's three Big Buddhas (after Nara and Kamakura). The statue was built by local coppersmiths in 1932, taking 30 years to complete.
010-IMG_8422.jpg
JR Takaoka Station (north side) 高岡駅
010-IMG_9514.jpg
View of Ainokura from a hill
010-IMG_9798.jpg
011-86aug5-17.jpg
The Takaoka Daibutsu stands 15.85 meters high, weighing 65 tons. Japan's largest copper statue. Takaoka, Toyama
011-IMG_8419.jpg
Inside Takaoka Station passage
011-IMG_9521.jpg
011-IMG_9802.jpg
012-IMG_8421.jpg
In front of JR Takaoka Station (north side)
012-IMG_8618.jpg
In fall 2007, it underwent major renovation.
012-IMG_9397.jpg
012-IMG_9525.jpg
Bird's eye view of Ainokura 相倉展望台
013-IMG_8424.jpg
Sculpture in front of Takaoka Station (north side)
013-IMG_8616.jpg
013-IMG_9519.jpg
013-IMG_9792.jpg
014-IMG_8425.jpg
Sculpture in front of Takaoka Station (north side)
014-IMG_9735.jpg
Ainokura
014-IMG_9803.jpg
015-IMG_8427.jpg
JR Takaoka Station (south side)
015-IMG_9737.jpg
015-IMG_9766.jpg
Castle tower (local history museum) admission is 210 yen. 富山市郷土博物館
016-IMG_8622.jpg
Shopping street near Takaoka Station
016-IMG_9364.jpg
Inside Toyama Castle tower
016-IMG_9733.jpg
017-IMG_8620.jpg
Sculpture along a shopping street
017-IMG_9728.jpg
Ainokura
017-IMG_9783.jpg
018-IMG_9528.jpg
Ainokura is smaller than Shirakawa-go, but still tourist-driven.
018-IMG_9781.jpg
019-IMG_9366.jpg
019-IMG_9529.jpg
020-IMG_9367.jpg
020-IMG_9721.jpg
021-IMG_9369.jpg
021-IMG_9717.jpg
022-IMG_9394.jpg
022-IMG_9530.jpg
023-IMG_9545.jpg
Center of Ainokura and souvenir shop.
023-IMG_9787.jpg
Top floor of castle tower
024-IMG_9542.jpg
Thatched roofs
024-IMG_9786.jpg
Balcony of Toyama Castle tower
025-IMG_9379.jpg
025-IMG_9548.jpg
Ainenji temple 相念寺
026-IMG_9374.jpg
View from Toyama Castle tower
026-IMG_9582.jpg
These pictures were taken in the fall.
027-IMG_9382.jpg
027-IMG_9552.jpg
028-IMG_9384.jpg
028-IMG_9558.jpg
Spare thatch, Ainokura
029-IMG_9385.jpg
029-IMG_9661.jpg
Center of Ainokura
030-IMG_9390.jpg
Balcony of Toyama Castle tower
030-IMG_9668.jpg
031-IMG_9681.jpg
031-IMG_9809.jpg
Toyama Castle tower
032-IMG_9689.jpg
Monument in the center of Ainokura.
032-IMG_9804.jpg
033-IMG_9672.jpg
033-IMG_9838.jpg
034-IMG_9695.jpg
Gassho Storehouse 合掌小屋造り
034-IMG_9834.jpg
035-IMG_9702.jpg
035-IMG_9844.jpg
036-IMG_9607.jpg
Restrooms
036-IMG_9861.jpg
037-IMG_9328.jpg
Looks traditional on the outside, but modern on the inside.
037-IMG_9874.jpg
038-IMG_9613.jpg
Thatched roof and persimmon tree
038-IMG_9876.jpg
039-IMG_9628.jpg
039-IMG_9889.jpg
040-IMG_9677.jpg
040-IMG_9896.jpg
041-IMG_9537.jpg
Fire hydrant
041-IMG_9914.jpg
042-IMG_9561.jpg
Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1 南砺市相倉民俗館1号館Exhibits related to life in Ainokura and the gassho-zukuri houses.

Ainokura Folk Museum 南砺市相倉民俗館
042-IMG_9904.jpg
043-IMG_9562.jpg
Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1
043-IMG_9906.jpg
044-IMG_9565.jpg
1 comments
044-IMG_9916.jpg
045-IMG_9255.jpg
Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1
045-IMG_9884.jpg
046-86AUG5-7.jpg
Toyama Castle
046-IMG_9273.jpg
Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1
047-IMG_9288.jpg
Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1
047-IMG_9865.jpg
048-IMG_9294.jpg
Roof peg
048-IMG_9920.jpg
049-IMG_9280.jpg
Gassho hari
050-IMG_9284.jpg
Silk-making implements
051-IMG_9260.jpg
052-IMG_9256.jpg
Hair pins
053-IMG_9250.jpg
Snow coat made of straw.
054-IMG_9251.jpg
Snow outfit
055-IMG_9575.jpg
056-IMG_9587.jpg
057-IMG_9589.jpg
058-IMG_9583.jpg
Spare thatch
059-IMG_9598.jpg
060-IMG_9703.jpg
Left side was recently reroofed.
061-IMG_9568.jpg
Ainokura Folk Museum No. 2 南砺市相倉民俗館2号館Exhibits related to the traditional industries of Ainokura such as gunpowder manufacturing and washi paper making.
062-IMG_9571.jpg
Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 2
063-IMG_9301.jpg
Implements for making gunpowder used in matchlock guns.
064-IMG_9305.jpg
Traditional musical instruments.
065-IMG_9307.jpg
066-IMG_9316.jpg
Kimono
067-IMG_9317.jpg
068-IMG_9320.jpg
Washi paper
069-IMG_9322.jpg
070-IMG_9637.jpg
Shrine
071-IMG_9639.jpg
Shrine torii
072-IMG_9641.jpg
Shrine
073-IMG_9645.jpg
074-IMG_9649.jpg
Monument commemorating the marriage of Crown Prince Hiro (right) and birth of Princess Aiko (left)
075-IMG_9573.jpg
076-IMG_9577.jpg
077-IMG_9679.jpg
Souvenir of Ainokura
078-IMG_9744.jpg
Road sign showing way to Ainokura.
079-IMG_9332.jpg
Johana Station
ap011-20081228_1753.jpg
Entrance to Ariake Colosseum for the game between Tokyo Apache and Toyama Grouses on Dec. 27, 2008.
ap012-20081227_1127.jpg
Sign for Tokyo Apache vs. Toyama Grouses on Dec. 27, 2008.
ap013-20081227_1132.jpg
Division standings as of Dec. 21, 2008. Tokyo Apache in 1st place, and Grouses in last place among the six teams in the Eastern conference of the bj-league.
ap030-20081227_1333.jpg
Tip off
ap031-20081227_1348.jpg
John "Helicopter" Humphrey
ap032-20081227_1356.jpg
ap033-20081227_1358.jpg
ap034-20081227_1372.jpg
Masashi Joho
ap035-20081227_1379.jpg
ap036-20081227_1392.jpg
ap037-20081227_1420.jpg
Tokyo Apache Dance Team do their stuff during time outs. They are the cheerleaders who appear on Saturday games.
ap038-20081227_1437.jpg
ap039-20081227_1441.jpg
ap040-20081227_1446.jpg
ap041-20081227_1465.jpg
ap042-20081227_1474.jpg
Half-time show by Tokyo Apache Dance Team.
ap043-20081227_1500.jpg
Darin Maki
ap044-20081227_1505.jpg
ap045-20081227_1518.jpg
ap046-20081227_1548.jpg
A foul by Babacar Camara led to a brief scuffle between him and John Humphrey. After some deliberation by the referees, both were expelled from the game.
ap047-20081227_1564.jpg
Jun Iwasa
ap048-20081227_1586.jpg
ap049-20081227_1588.jpg
ap050-20081227_1593.jpg
ap051-20081227_1619.jpg
ap052-20081227_1627.jpg
Cohey Aoki
ap053-20081227_1628.jpg
Cohey
ap054-20081227_1630.jpg
ap055-20081227_1637.jpg
ap056-20081227_1657.jpg
ap061-20081227_1673.jpg
ap062-20081227_1708.jpg
Progression of a dunk shot.
ap063-20081227_1713.jpg
ap085-20081228_1986.jpg
Tip off
ap086-20081228_2001.jpg
ap087-20081228_2004.jpg
ap088-20081228_2006.jpg
ap089-20081228_2015.jpg
ap090-20081228_2027.jpg
ap091-20081228_2047.jpg
ap092-20081228_2049.jpg
ap093-20081228_2059.jpg
ap094-20081228_2063.jpg
Going up against Babacar Camara.
ap095-20081228_2066.jpg
Gum Q
ap096-20081228_2077.jpg
ap097-20081228_2079.jpg
Wow, GumQ were great performers.
ap098-20081228_2103.jpg
Some footwork by Masashi Joho.
ap099-20081228_2110.jpg
ap100-20081228_2114.jpg
Nick Davis
ap101-20081228_2124.jpg
Sponsors
ap102-20081228_2130.jpg
ap103-20081228_2131.jpg
ap104-20081228_2134.jpg
ap105-20081228_2139.jpg
ap106-20081228_2143.jpg
ap107-20081228_2145.jpg
ap108-20081228_2171.jpg
Skills Challenge was held during halftime. Several contestants try to dribble through a course for shooting and passing a basketball.
ap109-20081228_2184.jpg
Tokyo Apache team bench.
ap111-20081228_2198.jpg
ap112-20081228_2338.jpg
ap113-20081228_2242.jpg
Full of pep and vitality. Great for basketball games.
ap114-20081228_2187.jpg
ap115-20081228_2222.jpg
ap116-20081228_2253.jpg
ap117-20081228_2261.jpg
ap118-20081228_2272.jpg
ap119-20081228_2285.jpg
ap121-20081228_2329.jpg
Dunk shot progression.
ap122-20081228_2353.jpg
ap123-20081228_2359.jpg
Babacar Camara again as John's nemesis.
ap124-20081228_2372.jpg
Coach Bryant advises John.
ap125-20081228_2374.jpg
ap126-20081228_2387.jpg
ap127-20081228_2391.jpg
Cohey for a free throw.
ap128-20081228_2393.jpg
Team huddle
ap129-20081228_2395.jpg
Joho for a free throw.
ap130-20081228_2419.jpg
A sweet victory by the Tokyo Apache following a defeat the day before.
ap131-20081228_2398.jpg
ap132-20081228_2401.jpg
ap133-20081228_2405.jpg
Joe Bryant
ap134-20081228_2446.jpg
ap135-20081228_2451.jpg
ap136-20081228_2455.jpg
ap137-20081228_2460.jpg
ap138-20081228_2466.jpg
Toyama Grouses head coach Takatoshi Ishibashi, a former player for the Grouses.
ap139-20081228_2471.jpg
Tokyo Apache head coach Joe Bryant (Kobe's dad) is upbeat after his win as he talks to the press through an interpreter.
ch015-IMG_4647.jpg
New Chitose Airport, Hokkaido's main gateway, is the first place you see G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit Welcome signs as we get off the plane.
ch017-IMG_4650.jpg
New Chitose Airport, another Welcome sign as we head for the baggage claim area.
ch018-IMG_4651.jpg
New Chitose Airport, another Welcome sign as we head for the baggage claim area.
ch019-IMG_01786.jpg
Inside New Chitose Airport's Central Plaza, more G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit Welcome signs.
ch020-IMG_01781.jpg
Inside New Chitose Airport's Central Plaza, more G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit Welcome signs.
ch021-IMG_01783.jpg
New Chitose Airport's Central Plaza
ch022-IMG_01789.jpg
New Chitose Airport's beautiful Central Plaza.
ch023-IMG_01778.jpg
New Chitose Airport's Central Plaza
ch024-IMG_01776.jpg
New Chitose Airport's Central Plaza
ch025-IMG_01792.jpg
Inside New Chitose Airport's Central Plaza, G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit countdown.
ch026-IMG_01769.jpg
Inside New Chitose Airport at the check-in terminal, more G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit Welcome signs.
ch027-IMG_01771.jpg
The airport has a huge shopping area full of gift shops.
ch028-IMG_01773.jpg
G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit merchandise. They all seem to be unofficial goods. They don't bear the official logo.
ch034-IMG_01801.jpg
On the boarding bridge to the plane. Notice the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit Welcome signs.
kp114-20111116_5679.jpg
Motoyasu "Musashi" Matsutani showed scenic photos of Kyoto. These photos were also displayed the week before at a martial arts event in in Los Angeles, CA.
kp115-20111118_5844.jpg
"I LOVE KYOTO" is the title of his photos.
kp116-20111118_5845.jpg
Photos of Taizo-in temple, festivals, and people.
kp117-20111118_5846.jpg
The photo of the back of a kimono woman was his favorite.
kp118-20111118_5847.jpg
kp119-20111118_5848.jpg
Yabusame
kp120-20111118_5849.jpg
Gion Matsuri
kp121-DSC00503.jpg
Motoyasu "Musashi" Matsutani. See his Web site at musashi05.exblog.jp/
ni010-IMG_00508.jpg
The Nishiyama Crater Trail (Nishiyama Kako Sansakuro) is accessible by car or bus from Toyako Onsen Spa or Toya Station. Get off at the Nishiyama Kako Kitaguchi which is in front of this former fire dept. station. 旧西胆振消防組合本部
ni011-IMG_00505.jpg
The fire dept. building was damaged by the eruption, so it is no longer used by the fire dept. However, you can enter it and see some display panels.
ni012-IMG_00504.jpg
Inside former fire station.
ni013-IMG_00500.jpg
Next to the former fire station is this small pond, called Nishiyama Kako-numa, created by the eruption and blocking the road. 西山火口沼(西新山沼)
ni014-IMG_00327.jpg
Road blocked by the pond. The Nishiyama Craters are part of Mt. Usu. They are on the west side of Usuzan and were formed by the March 2000 eruption.
745 files on 3 page(s) 1