SYNOPSIS:  About Shinto shrines, their common features and worship practices; about a very expensive “house-shrine department store”, and about wine.  

The mountains were steaming moisture and the clouds hung so low that it was clear this would be another day for the umbrella.  But today that was much easier, since Kyoro-san was driving and except for the actual sightseeing there was very little of the getting cold and wet I had between sites which I experienced yesterday.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY