Hotaru refers to fireflies and it seemed like now is the best time for Hotaru viewing. Being invited by the English conversational classes members to go Hotaru viewing just this tuesday, the Tan Tans could not resist but say “yes” especially since it’s Mrs Tan Tan first time experiencing Hotaru.
Oh, this is the public toilet that’s available in this little farm area.
Sadly, due to Mr Tan Tan’s Canon G10 inability to shoot well in dark places, there was no fabulous shot of the hundreds of Hotaru flying around that lit up the whole stream and farm. You really have to see it to believe it. Simply beautiful.
In Japan, there are 3 types of Hotaru, from the biggest being this one in my palm to the smallest “princess Hotaru”