NEWSPosted : April 14, 2017
A day trip to enjoy satoyama in spring and stories of picture book
Experience bijinbayashi (beech tree fores) and terraced rice field in spring and enjoy local delicacies at Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo. Part of the tour involves hopping onto a local train to visit artworks including "Kiss & Goodbye" featuring stories of the picturebook by Taiwanees artist, Jimmy Liao. The tour also takes you to a walk-in museum to absorb yourself into the artwork representing stories of last three students of the closed school by Seizo Tashima in the space of former primary school.
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Museum of Picture Book Art: photo by Gentaro Ishizuka
Buffe lunch at Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo (Sat, Sun and national holidays only)
photo by Hiroshi Hatori
Cover photo: "Kiss & Goodbye" by Jimmy Liao :photo by Gentaro Ishizuka