Terrace paddy field and farm house in Uwaso 上曽. The building on the right is garage on the left is residence,
Yasato, 八郷, is the area, east of Tsukuba mountains, "behind" the mountains from Tsukuba. Yasato means "8 villages", the area surrounded by low mountains, isolated from big cities, quiet and peaceful place. Especially villages along the foot of Tsukuba mountains are very scenic and remains old landscapes much.
Yasato, Ishioka, Ibaraki, Japan, May 2006