mit_souko (mit_souko) wrote,

More about Kochi

Of course the nice weather helped, but I quite liked Kochi. Here are some more pictures of the castle and some of the city.

roof detail

a curious bird adorning another roof

clipped cypresses and a distant view of the mountains over the wall

last cherry blossoms, Kochi

visitors at the top of Kochi castle

irises near the gate

hanamizuki [pink dogwood] in town, Kochi

a "pocket park" , near a famous old bridge.

This is katsuo tataki, or lightly seared bonito, a delicious specialty of the Kochi area. Worth the trip!

I will post some more about Shikoku in a day or two.


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