Moonviewing, September 25th, 2018
The Japanese have had a love affair with the moon from ages past. And, in Japan, the moon visible on August 15th, by the ancient calendar, is called the "Mid-Autumn Harvest Moon." People sit under the moon with decorations resembling ears of rice, made of Japanese pampas grass, compose waka poems, and, surrounded by close friends and good food, give thanks for the fall harvest. So if you are travelling through Japan at this time, by all means do enjoy some moonviewing with us!