Karl and Tina: Season's Greetings from a Wintry Village
As snow blankets their remote mountain community with its traditional Japanese houses, Karl and Tina Bengs gather with neighbors to celebrate the season, and look forward to the arrival of spring.
Dondo-yaki, a new year fire festival
Ceremony to mark the completion of the framework of a house
Preparing New Year's dishes
Karl in an old Japanese-style raincoat