Frustration before fortune
Category: Sense of Place
Photo and caption by Jeffrey Shoemaker
A dark climb up steps in the forested hillsides of Kyoto to reach the Torii gates at Fushimi Inari Taisha. This can be likened to the difficult trials a business must face before reaching their goals. Each Torii gate is donated by a Japanese business.
Location: Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto, Japan
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