Tagged: Yashima

Tanuki in Yashima-ji

  When you go to Yashima-ji – the 84th temple of the Shikoku Pilgrimage – located in Takamatsu, make sure you see the tanuki. The temple is full of them, and while some of them are quite obvious, some other ones are pretty well hidden. Here are just a...

Ogijima in February

  Last February I went to Ogijima twice, two weekends in a row. I think it’s the first time I did that outside of the Setouchi Triennale. I went for various reasons, the main ones being interviews. I was interviewed for the first weekend (I...

Yashima’s Northern Tip

  The first outing of the year was supposed to be Ogijima on the 2nd, but due to most to bad time management, we didn’t go. So instead, the first outing of the year was the following day when we went to a spot I...

Big Koinobori

  A few days ago, a couple of blocks away from work, I stumbled upon this very big koinobori, probably the largest I have seen in an individual house:           It’s the first time I see one with eight carps! As...

Yashima-ji

  I can’t believe I never posted anything about Yashima-ji on this blog. It’s time to change this. What about, right now?   So, Yashima-ji is located on the Yashima plateau, in the north-east of Takamatsu, and it is the 84th temple of the Shikoku...