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一月の風景 #6

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 16 January 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture.

>a January scene #6
A big tuna is dedicated to the shrine by the fishermen to pray for a good haul. People stick a coin on th tuna to pray for being with money sticking on themselves. Many many people were making a line to do this ritual, so I just took a picture and gave up to do it. I can't be with money this year. Ah !
January 9, 2011 @西宮戎

Canon EOS 40D 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 400 28 mm

Please leave your comments.

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Really amazing that tradition, great shot. Good day.

16 Jan 2011 10:38am

Franz from Baden, Austria

an intriguing and fascinating tradition well documented here!

16 Jan 2011 2:50pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

You have some very quaint traditions Hiro, I'm sure another lucky charm will put you in the money this year.

16 Jan 2011 5:50pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent

16 Jan 2011 6:17pm

cristina from Barcelona (Catalunya), Spain

genial momento!! y suerte igualmente para este año!!!
salut

16 Jan 2011 10:59pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

May the fishing season be good...nice shot

17 Jan 2011 7:51am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

You were not early enough on location!....It's first time I see this tradition...but it shows that people are on hard times!

23 Jan 2011 7:21am