"The Guide Rouge Recommends " again !
Mt. Akan Fuji and Lake Akan could be seen from the buffet restaurant of Tsuruga Resort. Again the URL of the resort is
I can not remember if these sculptures of indigenous gentlemen was placed at the entrance of the hotel or not when I visited last year. The attire is for a certain ritual of their tribe. The huge striped owl called " Ezo Shima Fukurou" in Japanese has been worshiped as one of the deities by the indigenous people in Hokkaido Ainu and they devote their dance to the deities.
To be continued.