…welcome 2012

On January 1, or the next few days, most Japanese go visit a Shinto shrine to welcome the new year. Some shrines have millions of visitors during these days. Birth, life and fertility. what did they do yesterday? Happy New Year!

R.I.P. 2011…

In Japan, some people visit a Buddhist temple before the clock strikes midnight, to say goodbye to and “bury” the old year. Death. On the first of January they …