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A Tour Through Tokyo Via Haiku: The Metro, The Fish Market, and the Gardens


A polite hussle

Moving in silent masses

Train calls cut the air.

There’s a weekday uniform on Tokyo’s subways.  Every man is wearing a white button down with black slacks — that’s just what they wear, regardless of age or profession.   1,109 more words

Autumn in Hokkaido

I dearly miss Autumn in Hokkaido, Japan.

This is a casual shot taken on our trip some years back.

As always, we regret that we didn’t stay a bit longer, taken in more of the views.


Weekly photo Challenge: Ornate ( Ice Carving )

Taking landscape pictures is my favorite hobby.

As such, I don’t have many close ups or pictures illustrating Ornate.

Here is one showing ice carving at Sapporo. 12 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Sapporo: Best Ramen, snowboarding and Lifehouse Church

If you love snow, then Sapporo is the place for you! It snows there for around 5 months of the year making it one of the world’s great Snowboarding and skiing capitals. 581 more words

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Itsukushima's "The Great Torii" - From a Distance

I could not hide my joy when I approached the the island of Itsukushima on a ferry.

What appeared before my eyes was the red colored Great Torii, straddling over the clear water. 35 more words


Data sims and Wifi router rental

Hi everyone, in my previous blog, I have talked about internet access in Japan. As you already know, you cannot buy an outright sims card that allows you to make calls and sms. 241 more words


Fall Foliage ( Tateyama Kurobe)

We have colors all around us in the Fall.

Let’s take a trip to Tateyama Kurobe, Japan to see what Autumn is like.

Here the red leaves appear to me so romantic!