Sapporo Snow Festival in 2013

The Hoheikan, a historical building in Sapporo.
It was originally built in 1880 as a first-class Western style hotel.
By the way, a baby is being lifted next to me!?

The Marble Temple, a royal Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand.

cute characters???

Chibi Maruko Chan, Japanese popular cartoon character.

There are more snow and ice sculptures,
Come and visit to Sapporo in winter!



Today is Setsubun which is a traditional ceremony to ward off evil.
People throw beans to drive away demons, but we used peanuts.
I played a role of a cute devil today. :p