Yukinbo (雪坊)

To explain why snow melts faster around trees, people in Wakayama say that when you see a ring of melted snow in a circle around a tree, it is the footprint of Yukinbo. On nights when snow falls, this one-legged child hops in circles around trees (just to confuse us). The NY Times offered "scientific"… Continue reading Yukinbo (雪坊)