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Posts tagged thatch roof

Hisamatsu Minshuku

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民宿久松

When you walk up to your lodgings for the evening, and you see that they look like this, a smile comes across your face.

Minka (民家)

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Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri

The gassho-zukuri (合掌造) style minka houses have vast roofs. The name gassho zukuri comes from the similarity of the roof shape to two hands in prayer.

Dragør, Denmark

Dragør

I visited Dragør in 2016 for the second time. The weather was fantastic, and my love for this little town grew. More photos to come.

Gassho Zukuri storage shed

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Shirakawago, Japan

Not all of Shirakawago’s thatch-roof buildings are for the locals to live in (and rent out to tourists). This one, much smaller than the rest, appeared to be a storage shed and/or workshop.

Shirakawa Village

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Shirakawago on a foggy morning

5 years ago today…

shirakawago rain drops gasshozukuri japan

…I went for a walk in the morning and took this photo.

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