Friday, December 31, 2010

Local tourists enjoy snow in Fukui.

Children make snow man during fall heavy snow at front of the JR station in Fukui, about 320 kilometers west Tokyo in Japan December 31, 2010. They come to Fukui on their New Year holidays. Pic- Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y6318
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Sunday, December 26, 2010

Asian People Marks Sixth Anniversary Of Their Most Shock Day-Indian Ocean Tsunami.

Sri Lankan, people remove dead body of child who died Indian Ocean tsunami that hit the island six years ago December 26, 2004. Sri Lanka today commemorates the sixth tsunami anniversary that claimed the lives of more than 30,000 people. On December 26, 2004, a magnitude 9.15 earthquake off the coast of Indonesia's Aceh Province triggered a tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It killed around 226,000 people in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and nine other countries. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.(File Picture)
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Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas Night in Japan

Japanese man dressed as Santa Claus and walks during the heavy snow falling front of the Christmas lights illuminate in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo Japan December 24, 2010. Christians around the world will gather with family and friends to exchange gifts. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery. 844Y5670
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Thousands Of Migratory Birds Come To Japan For The Winter

Migratory birds take off from paddy field at Sakai city in Fukui prefecture about 320 kilometers west Tokyo, Japan December 19, 2010. Thousand of migratory birds come to north and west Japan from Siberia and other part of Asia in the winter season.Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery. 844Y5004
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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Kiteboarding Becomes New Modern Water Sport

Kiteboard player, Hisanori Hasegawa practices on the sea of the Sunset Beach at Mikuni city in Fukui about 320 kilometers west Tokyo December 19, 2010. Kiteboarding becomes world wide very fast a new modern water sport. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.844Y5305 

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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Japanese ready to celebrate the year of the Rabbit

Japanese girl make rabbit charm at Shrine in Fukui city, about 320 kilometers west Tokyo December 18, 2010. Japanese people celebrate their New Year 1st of January and next year is a rabbit year according to zodiac. Zodiac has a cycle of 12 years each year is represented by an animal. The animals are, in order: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and boar. This year is year of the tiger.

Japanese people buy rabbit charm from Shrine and Buddhist temple on New Year day and wish to bring their life happiness and fortune. Pic-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery. 844Y3833

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Buddhist monks collect alms

Japanese Buddhist monks walk in a street and collecting alms during the snow 
fall in Fukui city, about 320 kilometers west Tokyo December 16, 2010.
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Monday, December 6, 2010

Process of Japanese Sake

A sake brewery worker mixes frehs sake  at the  Jozan Sake Brewery in Fukui city about 320 kilometers northwest Tokyo, Japan, December 6,2010. Sake is an excellent alcoholic beverage in Japan and every year winter is the season of Japanese sake brewer. Japanese sake can be enjoyed either hot or cold. Sake’s history is very long, dating back to the more than two thousand years. Pix-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery. 844Y2668
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Sunday, December 5, 2010


Hakusan(白山) is one most beautiful and worship mountain among the three major mountains in the Japan. Japanese people has been prayed Hakusan in the ancient period because nature and beauty of that mountain. It is the highest mountain in the Hokuriku region. Pix-Buddhika Weerasinghe/Street Photo Gallery.

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