Morning Markets – Part 1

The next morning Obaasan greeted us with a hearty (but not excessive) breakfast in our room – after the bedding was put away, of course.

Sumiyoshi

Then it was off to explore Takayama proper. First up was a visit to the Miyagawa morning markets across the river.

Sumiyoshi

Around Takayama

Around Takayama

The river was running fast, and the ‘koi’ (or Japanese carp) were feasting on whatever morsels they could find.

Around Takayama

Around Takayama

The temperature was around freezing that morning – so different from the last time I visited nine years before when the weather was much milder.

Feeding the carp

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