Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Aso Shrine in autumn

An acquaintance in Aso sent us this recent photo of ancient Aso Jinja, which is less than a mile from one of our main grower–artisan's tea fields, in the shadow of the majestic volcano that gives the region its name.

No mere historical relic, the shrine is a vibrant part of the local community.

—Mellow Monk


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