Saturday, November 10, 2007

Asashōryū in stone?

The resemblance between the Sumo yokozuna Asashoryu and this ojizo-san in Gifu is striking. Quite often several ojizo-san statues are found in the same place and it is common for Japanese to look around for the one resembling themselves.

Camera: Pentax *ist DS, lens: 18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO