27. Kakegawa

27. Kakegawa
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27. Kakegawa
27. Kakegawa

Travelers are crossing a high trestle-bridge over the Kakegawa River, two of whom are peering into the water below. Behind them, a small boy is watching a kite up in the air, while beyond, another kite, with a broken string, flutters to earth. Peasants are transplanting rice in the flooded fields, and, in the distance, Akibasan Mountain rises above the mists. A shrine standing on the top of a mountain near this station attracted worshippers from all over Japan, who came to pray for protection against the calamity of fire. A couple of older travelers are struggling against a strong wind as they toil to cross the arched bridge. A naughty boy is following them making a mocking gesture.