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Anzac Day just around the Corner

With Anzac Day under a week a way, I went to the Shrine in Melbourne last sunday to see what I could get in the way of a panoramic image. 35 more words


There is something special about film. Whilst you can now mimic the way film looks through filters and photo editing it is not the same as the real deal. 28 more words


Ceremonial sumo tournament at Yasukuni Shrine

Every spring, a ceremonial one-day sumo tournament called Honozumo is held on the grounds of Yasukuni Shrine. Entrance is free.

Above, there were a lot of people but it was still easy to move around and to have a good look at the fighting.

Above, a gaijin sumo wrester.


Hatonomori Hachiman Shrine in Sendagaya

Hatonomori Hachiman Shrine is a shinto shrine in Sendagaya, Shibuya City. Its distinguishing feature is its Fujizuka, called the Sendagaya Fuji. Fujizuka are small mounds that represent Mount Fuji. 55 more words


In beautiful Kyoto: Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari

If you could live in any foreign city for a year, which one would it be? For me, it would have to be Kyoto.

The first time I got to set foot in this Japanese city, I was smitten. 810 more words


Kyoto: Cultural Overload

Kyoto is pretty damn amazing. It’s complete cultural overload, from the architecture to the people to the food. Famous for being the ancient capital of Japan, its obvious that the people who live here have done everything they can to preserve the historic beauty of this city. 1,143 more words