Fire Festival

I went to a festival in Mikawa-Toba, which is south-west from Okazaki, on the ocean. On the way there, I passed through what is now my favorite named station, こどもの国, or Children’s Land. Apparently there are more than a few こどもの国s, though.

Anyways, the fire festival. (A description is Here
First, a bunch of guys ran into the ocean to wash a pole they carried from the shrine.

Running Into the Sea
The 4 guys in the middle are naked, I put some Laughing Man logos over the sensitive areas…

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