Tohoku Caravan Day 3: Taro district, Miyako city & The Saori Project

Today’s event | Tour of the district of Taro, Miyako City, Iwate Pref | Other photos | Read in Japanese Today’s event: Serving tea with the Sanriku Saori Project The Sanriku Saori Project (Facebook page) led by Susumu Omori and Takashi Higashiyama, seeks to place looms at temporary housing facilities and community centers throughout the […]

Tohoku Caravan Day 1: Kickoff, Travel, Dairy Farm

Start of the Tohoku Tea Relief Caravan: Hanamaki – Morioka, Iwate Pref. 花巻~盛岡・岩手県~震災復興お茶キャラバン DONATE | PHOTOS | INFO | Read in Japanese Report Today was mostly a travel day. We arrived from the Kansai (west Japan) area via plane to Hanamaki Airport in Iwate Prefecture, and picked up a few volunteers including our overseas manager, […]

Karakuri Doll

下の画像は江戸時代に作られた茶運び人形です。

茶托にお茶の入った湯飲みを置くと、この人形はお客にお茶を運びます。
お客が湯のみを取り上げると、人形は動きを止めます。
そしてお客が空の湯飲みを茶托に戻すと、人形は主人の元に戻ります。