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Graveyard at Mount Koya. Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. By Shane Kruse.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.


This is probably one of the coolest cemeteries I have ever been too. My wife and I spent hours taking pictures and walking through it. Very pretty, especially in the rain.