Friday, January 9, 2015

Izumo 33 Kannon Pilgrimage Day 11 Higashi Matsue to Matsue


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For the eleventh day of my walk along the Izumo 33 Kannon Pilgrimage I started fromn Higashi Matsue Station and crossed the Ohashi River which connects Lake Shinji with Lake Nakaumi.

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The first part of the walk was along the western shore of Lake Nakaumi, which actually isnt a lake but a shallow lagoon.

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There was a lot of shrines to visit, and also a lot of Kojin altars with their rope snakes. At one shrine I arrived as a ceremony was taking place, always a nice surprise.

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I wouold visit 2 temples of the pilgrimage, before coming into Matsue, the Prefectural capital, and home to one of the handful of original castles keeps left in Japan.

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2 comments:

  1. Most enjoyable! Thank you for sharing all these beautiful photos and information!

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  2. It is very pleasant to walk through Japan with your information and pictures
    Thanks a lot

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