Four seasons津屋崎の四季

When you live in a town, you can naturally see beautiful scenery.
But we know that it is actually a miraculous event.



A beautiful sunset reflected in the clouds. You can meet this scenery in a 3-minute walk from the former Kojiya. When you see the sun sink into the sea, you know the day is over. Talking about “How was the sunset yesterday?” is part of everyday life in Tsuyazaki.


One of Tsuyazaki's specialties is squid dishes. You can catch different kinds of squid depending on the season. When we see the scenery of drying squid like the one in the photo, we can feel that summer is coming soon.


The most important festival for us is the 300-year-old Yamakasa, which takes place on the third Sunday in July. If you stay for a long period of time, you will be able to see the scenery before and after the festival that you cannot experience during sightseeing.


You can enjoy a campfire at night. It's a happy time to have a deep conversation while staring at the fire and singing together.


The sea of ​​Tsuyazaki is shallow and there are almost no waves. Therefore, you can enjoy the sea leisurely by floating on the float.


There is a translucent cold food called "Tokoroten". Sprinkle with seaweed, sesame seeds, and mustard to enjoy the cool, smooth texture. Of course you can also make it.


This is Tokoroten. Put the solid in a cylinder and push it out with a stick, and when it passes through a mesh made of metal, it will come out like a noodle.


The scenery of Tsuyazaki is so relaxing that you will want to paint. Occasionally, people who draw sketches like this visit.


The shiso leaves are torn off, dried and boiled down to make shiso syrup. It will be a very good drink to prevent summer fatigue.


The sea of ​​Tsuyazaki is shallow and highly transparent, and you can walk barefoot anywhere. You can enjoy various animals such as Kai and crabs.



The autumn sunset is also exceptional. There is a saying, "Autumn sunset is tsurubeotoshi." This means that it gets dark sooner after sunset than in summer.


In October, there is an autumn festival "Music Walk". A variety of music is played in old folk houses and on the streets, and the town becomes lively.


This is one of the venues for an autumn festival "Music Walk". Listening to music played by an artist outside on the second floor of an old folk house


n October, there is an autumn festival called "Okunchi" to celebrate the harvest of rice. Children of flute drums and shrine maidens walk through the town, and you can feel that autumn has come.


At Okunchi, children perform a dedication sumo wrestling. Parents, siblings and relatives gather and cheer.


t's called reading autumn. A book club is held where people bring several books they like and talk about why they like them.


Two shots of a young man delivering vegetables for a breakfast party and an old lady.


Twice a year, the sun sets right in front of the approach to Miyajidake Shrine. Today, it is called the Path of Light and attracts a large number of people.


A talk party will be held with the stained glass lit up during the long autumn nights. Talk slowly about various things while gazing at the fantastic light



An empty winter sea. It is very fantastic to see the flowing clouds reflected on the surface of the sea.


We also hold a breakfast party every Sunday in winter. The hot yudofu on the stove will make you feel happy from the morning.


Children who have finished eating breakfast. They all started cleaning up at the end of the year.


A neighbor's uncle came to fix the broken stove. It's already a 50-Year-old stove, but it's starting to move well.


Kankoro mochi is a sticky rice cake made by sprinkling dried sweet potatoes on glutinous rice. It is a specialty of the Goto Islands in Nagasaki Prefecture, but a person from Nagasaki moved to Tsuyazaki and passed it on.


The conversation was so lively that I climbed the nearby Mt. One of the pleasures of Tsuyazaki is that you can go mountain climbing as soon as you think of it.


Mochitsuki in December is an annual event. The number of families who make mochi in the surrounding area has decreased. About 50 people gather here every year for mochitsuki.


Miso making begins after the New Year. You can learn how to make various people. The miso of the former Kojiya is also this handmade miso.



The sea in spring is calm and crystal clear. On a warm day, you will want to look at it forever.


In spring, the rice paddies are filled with water. How about taking a walk on a bicycle along a straight farm road?


Kashiwamochi is a custom made on Children's Day. Wrap the mochi with oak leaves. If you make it yourself while learning from a local farmer, the taste will be doubled.


An elementary school student, he is working hard to make strained bean paste for kashiwamochi in a mortar.


Wrap the steamed rice cakes in oak leaves and arrange them in a colander to complete.


Cafe time at Tenomori. April-May is the best place to drink tea.


This is the observatory of Arajiyama. You can see the sea and rice fields from this place.