Author: Something Weird I Saw Today

The “correct” way to view the Amanohashidate i…

The “correct” way to view the Amanohashidate is thought to be upside down through your legs. 

Apparently the sandbar looks like a dragon when viewed upside down.

If anyone can see the dragon please explain it to me.

The sandbar of Amanohashidate is considered on…

The sandbar of Amanohashidate is considered one of “The Three Most Scenic Views of Japan”

Hakuto Shrine is known for the myth of the whi…

Hakuto Shrine is known for the myth of the white rabbit. The path leading up to Hakuto Shrine is lined with statues of the rabbit.

At the Tottori Sand Museum the theme for 2017′…

At the Tottori Sand Museum the theme for 2017′s sculptures was The United States of America.

At Tottori sand dunes the sand ripples are eas…

At Tottori sand dunes the sand ripples are easiest to see during sunrise and sunset. 

The sand dunes of Tottori are an oddity in Jap…

The sand dunes of Tottori are an oddity in Japan. The nearby Sendai River carries sand into the sea, and a combination of currents and winds carries that sand back up onto the shore, forming a large dune complex

The sun sets over the sand dunes of Tottori.

The sun sets over the sand dunes of Tottori.

The view from the top of Matsue Castle is quit…

The view from the top of Matsue Castle is quite lovely.

The black Matsue Castle is one of the few orig…

The black Matsue Castle is one of the few original wooden castles remaining from the feudal era.

Torii at the Shrine on Matsue Castle Grounds.

Torii at the Shrine on Matsue Castle Grounds.

(pretty hawk on top of the torii)