Category: Sense of Place
Photo and caption by john k
At shrines in Japan, I'm always drawn to the god-sized and sacred "shimenawa" (注連縄), braided rope of rice straw that protects all that it surrounds. I snapped away here for a few minutes, trying to catch just the right kind of 'people action' in the background.
Location: Izumo Taisha (出雲大社), Shimane-ken (島根県), Japan