Manhole Monday: Yanagawa

Along with fantastic displays for Hina Matsuri (the Doll Festival), the city of Yanagawa in southern Fukuoka prefecture is known for its canals. Though I'd been to Yanagawa before, I'd never managed to catch this particular manhole cover before: The waterways crisscross the city and were once used as irrigation channels for the area's crops.... Continue Reading →

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