Saturday, May 26, 2018

Arimatsu

Arimatsu is a charming traditional Japanese town, known for its shibori since 1608. I felt like I stepped back in time.  If you visit, I highly recommend staying at Guesthouse Mado, like I did. It's about a five minute walk from the Arimatstu train station and about five minutes from the Shibori Museum.  The owner speaks English and really went out of his way to make sure I was comfortable and happy. The whole place was exceptionally clean and the breakfast was delicious.






All of the buildings in Arimatsu have these four shibori panels that spell out A-Ri-Ma-Tsu in Japanese.
















This is the Shibori Museum








Come back tomorrow to see photos of the museum and my Shibori class!


7 comments:

  1. It looks like a lovely historic village. I'm looking forward to your next post!

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  2. Hi Pamela awesome pics my friend ,what a lovely country you live in xx

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  3. Another adventure!
    It looks like a nice place to stay.
    I'll be back to see your Shibori class photos.

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  4. I didn't know Arimatsu,but very interesting town!
    I went to seeing a kilt exhibition with my mother in Nagoya last Saturday.

    Looking forward to seeing next your blog!


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  5. It's like stepping into another world!

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  6. Oh, we're back in Japan! Looks like a lovely little town, I'm looking forward to learning about your class.

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  7. Interesting. I love Shibori and I am eager to see your next posts about your class!
    xx, Carol

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