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Shrine Space

It’s a work in progress, but this is our current indoor shrine in our new home.


Last day in Japan

Last day in Osaka. Last day in Japan.

I visited Kyoto.

Where I visited was here!

Fushimi Inari Shrine.

I like the contrast of blue sky and red gateway. 98 more words

Travel Log

Faster Than a... Oh, You Know

It is possible to get from Hakone to Kanazawa (our next destination) by shinkansen (bullet train) but this requires backtracking to Tokyo. So our travel itinerary for today was to travel by bullet train from Hakone to Nagano, then by conventional rail to Kanazawa. 624 more words


Miyajima: the shrine island and UNESCO world heritage

From Hiroshima, it’s one hour by car to the port and another 20 minutes by ferry (360 yen) to cross to the Miyajima, the shrine island. 365 more words


Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Taisha

One can hardly mention Kyoto without thinking of the iconic vermillion red gates or “torii” that make their appearance into many a travel-blogger’s portfolio. Fushimi Inaria Taisha can be accessed by taking a 5 minute train from Kyoto Station. 455 more words


Tokyo day 2: Parading shrines and lots of shops

Shinjuku and Shibuya: famous Tokyo districts

This Sunday’s schedule contained visits to the Shinjuku and Shibuya districts (and their surroundings). We started our second day of Tokyo around 10am. 1,068 more words

In The Sky


After a long days stitching I decided to take myself to the local park for a bit of relaxtion. Of course my sketchbook came along, but I did forget my paintbox. 77 more words