Friday, October 12, 2007


This pic we took on our way back from Mount Aso, so you can see the surroundings:

And this is a car-elevator, a really nice invention :)

Kumamoto is Heidelberg's twin town and they have a lot in common. Both towns have a lovely castle, hoards of tourists and a nice museum. In contrast to Heidelberg you were allowed to take pictures freely. Here you can see a dogu, a Jomon-period clay figure:

Also very fascinating in this time period are shell masks:

and the habit of pulling the canines of some high-ranking individuals:

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