Friday, February 09, 2007

A relaxing dip in an old-fashioned bath house

A staff writer for the English version of Asahi Newspaper describes a nice, relaxing dip in a small local sento (public bath house).

The tile mural on the wall of a public bath house. Note, at the bottom of the picture, the low-to-the-ground faucets. This is where bathers, sitting on small stools, wash up before getting into the water.

—Mellow Monk

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