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Crowd Under Huge Torii

A big crowd in front of a big torii (Shinto shrine gate)


After Kyoto TN and I headed for Miyajima, a small island off Hiroshima. We arrived into Miyajima at like 8pm…in the rain…and didn’t know where our ryokan was…we walked around for like 30 minutes, past some “monsters” (the island has very small wild deer everywhere that scared the hell out of me when I first saw them). 149 more words

My Travels


Beautiful! We saw: Mt Fuji (from the train on the way to Kyoto from Tokyo), sakura (cherry blossoms), bamboo, temples, shrines, torii (traditional Japanese gates), loads of bicycles, someone getting roughed up by his boss (or someone of some authority over him), the beginning of the hanami party season, many engaged couples in the gardens posing for their wedding photos, beautiful gardens…A LOT! 6 more words

My Travels


“Like any human being, I want to make things that move others. At the same time I don’t believe I can inspire emotions that I have not experienced myself. 197 more words