Fuji Market

Beez Neez
Skipper and First Mate Millard (Big Bear and Pepe)
Sat 11 Nov 2017 23:57
Fuji Market
 
 
 
IMG_1673  IMG_1675
 
Sun shining but we wrapped up warm against the biting wind. Leaving our digs behind for the ten minute walk to the lake.
 
 
IMG_1676  IMG_1678
 
We passed an old plane – garden feature ???.....and cut along a ditch where many people were taking autumnal pictures.
 
 
IMG_1681
 
By the lake a car parked just a bit too close to the waters edge. (Now at the back of the Autumn Festival Market).
 
 
IMG_1694
 
What a happy stall (for my cousin Vicky xx xx)
 
 
IMG_1695  IMG_1698
 
I had seen this beast on the bus coming in and wanted to investigate today. The stall owner and craftsman welcomed us to take pictures if we visited his stall, no problem, we could see some incredible carvings. The Harley Davidson ‘beast’ took him a hundred days, is made of Japanese zelkova (keyaki wood) and was frighteningly expensive to buy.
 
 
IMG_1700
 
I loved the smaller penny farthing, price tag of two hundred and sixty nine pounds, but it did have 20% off.........The big one was six hundred and five with no discount. The chap also had some lovely planters, both free standing and swinging on frames.
 
 
IMG_1758
 
We crossed the road admiring the colourful scenery.
 
 
IMG_1702
 
Looking back to where we had just come from – what a backdrop, Mt. Fuji just peeking through the trees.
 
 
 IMG_1708
 
All manner of curiosities to buy, we think these are dried mushrooms.
 
 
IMG_1709
 
IMG_1710  IMG_1713
 
People come from miles around, along with the tourists to eat, mingle and then take in the autumn foliage.......
 
 
IMG_1768
 
.........even Super Mario.
 
 
IMG_1789
 
Splash of colour on the verge.
 
 
IMG_1707
 
Loved this chap on an advertisement.
 
 
IMG_1703
 
Looking from the market toward the hills (our digs far left).
 
 
IMG_1783
 
A better look at ‘the garden feature’ on our way back.
 
 
IMG_1801
 
A house that could be in so many countries, this one though, has a view of Mount Fuji.
 
 
IMG_1794  IMG_1797  IMG_1800
 
A typical garden – a few rows of vegetables and a few trained trees. Straight lines on an allotment and a web with a view.
 
 
IMG_1804
 
Looking back over the town, time for a soak before supper methinks.
 
 
 
 
 
ALL IN ALL A BUSY BUZZ WITH AN AMAZING BACKDROP
                     VERY DIFFERENT GROCKLE SHOPPING