Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Artists Work On Sand Sculptures

Sand sculptor Dan Belcher of the USA works on sand sculpture named Christ the Redeemer statue in Corcovado, ahead of the eight annual exhibition 'World Travel By Sand - South Africa' at the Tottori Sand Dunes The Sand Museum on March 30, 2016 in Tottori, Japan. The exhibition will be available to the public from April 16, 2016 to January 3, 2017.
@Buddhika Weerasinghe

Friday, March 18, 2016

Mitsubishi Electric Corp Self-Driving Vehicle

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. employee uses a remote control during a demonstration of the company's self-driving vehicle in Ako, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, on Friday, March 18, 2016. Mitsubishi Electric Corp., a supplier of air-to-air missiles to Japan's armed forces, is looking to adapt the technologies it originally developed for military use to help autonomous driving cars detect obstacles and avoid collisions.
@Buddhika Weerasinghe.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Young Eels Night Fishing

Fishermen use lamps to search for young eels in the Yoshino River in Tokushima, Japan, on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Young eels are approximately 2 inches (5 centimeters) in length. Those caught during fishing season are sold at a price of between 100 yen and 300 yen to farming facilitie
 @Buddhika Weerasinghe

Monday, March 7, 2016

A Taste of Japan's Springtime Catch, Sand lance

Trays of sand lances move along the production line. At the Appare Suisan facility alone some 70 tons of the fish will be processed during the season, according to the company. Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture on Monday, March 7, 2016. Sand lances are popular local cultural and spring cuisine in Osaka and Hyogo Prefecture.  Many local residences sand lance containers send as gift for friends and relatives across the country during the harvest season. The sand lance harvest period will continue about one month period at the beginning of spring.
@Buddhika Weerasinghe