Friday, September 2, 2011

Goya Republic: Twin Jizo's at the Elephant's Nose

If you ever happen to be on Okinawa, it's almost compulsory that you have to visit a place called Manza-mo. The place gets its name from a visiting dignitary, allegedly the King, who saw it and said to himself, (Engrish Translation) Holy Carp, you could sit 10,000 men in this field. Hence the name Man 10,000 Za or sit and Mo for field. If that doesn't register on your Japanese translation widget, it may be because of the local "Hogen" dialect.

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