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Giant wooden Torii gate to Meiji Jingku Shrine, Tokyo.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

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The Secluded Gateway

“Learning is the gateway to adventure.”
– Princess Beatrice of York


Forts, Fireworks and Falling over. 

I going to keep this one brief in an attempt to catch up with where we are. It’s surprisingly difficult to find the time to put these together in between all the fun things that provide the material to write about. 809 more words


Temples and Torii 

From the current capital to the once capital. Kyoto is the historical heart of Japan with more temples than you can shake an incense stick at. 754 more words


Time Warp to a Simpler Japan

Tourists, Fushimi Inari-taisha – Kyoto, Japan

Of all the photographs I shot at Fushimi Inari-taisha, and I did take a lot of photos, this one may be my favorite. 162 more words


10,000 Torii

Torii, Fushimi Inari-taisha – Kyoto, Japan

What makes Fushimi Inari-taisha special? Sure, it’s a beautifully renovated Shrine in the historic city of Kyoto. But there is one feature that makes this place special. 383 more words


Journey through the torii gates - Kyoto

Stroll through the torii gates

After a lovely day visiting temples the previous day, I was off to Fushimi Inari. To be honest, I was very curious to see what all the hype about the thousands of vermilion gates was about. 990 more words