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Misty Miyajima

A foggy wintery morning set the stage for a great hike up to the top of Mt Misen at Miyajima. Absolutely knackered by the end of it but was a beautiful and well worth it.


Itsukushima Shrine

Takahiro Iwasaki’s commissioned work, Itsukushima Reflection Model, at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is a large (14x8m) work in raw cedar suspended from the ceiling of the exhibition hall. 88 more words



Miyajima to wyspa położona niedaleko Hiroshimy, uznawana jest za jedno z najpiękniejszych miejsc w Japonii. Jest zielono, jest morze, jest przyroda, jest pieknie! Nareszcie ucieczka od zgiełku wielkich miast. 269 more words


Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island

This is “O-Torii Gate” of Itsukushima Shinto Shrine on Miyajima Island, a World Heritage Site. It is one of the reasons I am currently taking a tour of Western Honshu, Japan.


Sweet Escape: Miyajima

After the emotional and hard hitting imagery from the day before in Hiroshima, it was good to escape the city. I headed down the coast to the town of Miyajima on the island of Itsukushima. 729 more words


September, where did you go?

Yes, I know, almost another month has gone by. Hard to believe it’s almost October, and almost six months in Japan.

In my defense, last weekend was the first weekend I’ve actually been at home since August 11th. 1,345 more words