Event held to watch noodles go down a long water slide, but no noodle eating allowed

Ain’t no noodle party like a Shimane noodle party. A fun and common Japanese summer tradition is nagashi somen, in which people pluck chilled noodles from a bamboo water slide called a “toi” and eat them. Especially when done in the scenic backdrop of rural Japan, its a very quaint and fun activity. ▼ Some kindergarten […]

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