Naruko is one among many places to claim to have originated the kokeshi, a cylindrical wooden doll emblematic of Tohoku. Naruko is accessible by train on the JR East Rikū-Tōsen Line, some 40 minutes from Furukawa, an interchange station with the Tohoku Shinkansen line.
I visited some countries and many cities in the world. Each place is interesting with tsown specific culture, view and food. Some travels are single (business) travels others are together with my family or friends. All pictures were taken by myself, my family or my friends. I am happy to share our pictures here with everyone in the world and I am also interested in other people's pictures, because it will be useful information for my next trips. If you have an interest, you also can visit my husband's travel blog in Japanese, http://4travel.jp/traveler/hizuk . He writes more information a... full info