Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Cemetery in Izumo

Despite having lived just outside Izumo for a year, I never made a purposeful visit to a cemetery there. Instead, I stumbled upon one when I went for three days in 2010. For years these photographs lived in a folder on my hard drive and I forgot them. Then one day I decided to revisit my 2010 journey and was surprised to find these vibrant images of jizo, stone Buddhist statues with knit hats and bibs....










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