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Itsukushima Torii at Sunset

Itsukushima Torii – Miyajima, Japan

In stark contrast to yesterday’s rather low-key and dare I say artistic monochromes of Itsukushima Shrine and its giant torii, here’s a rather bold and colorful version. 176 more words


Torii-A Judgement Divine

A Black/Death Metal duo who are releasing their new album A Judgement Divine on June Eighth, bring the thunder.

Army of Sand is haunting, with the guitars creating a mix of distorted sounds and voices, and deep tremulous melodies. 126 more words


Kyoto Kasual Vacation

Finally we are off on our way from Tokyo to see more of the greatness that is Japan. We took the bullet train from Tokyo to the city of Kyoto. 443 more words


Gallery: Fushimi Inari-taisha, The Infamous Shinto Shrine

Kyoto, Japan — Planning a trip to the former capital of Japan? You must visit the infamous Fushimi Inari-taisha.

The Shinto shrine can easily be accessed via the JR Nara Line from Kyoto Station, and once you arrive, the hike up Mount Inari takes approximately two-three hours. 184 more words


Chapter 222: Gates of Komachi Street

Komachi Street Kamakura. This is where all the food, busy people and tourist are. There’s many things to see from shops to cute decorations.



Sights of Japan #1

I’m adding a new feature to the blog – a collection of photos of famous Japanese landmarks that I have visited over the years. First up is the iconic ‘floating torii’, part of the Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社) in Hiroshima Prefecture. 41 more words