Tag Archives: Japan

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Shine

Kyoto Bike Girl shines like a pink diamond as she waits for the light to change.

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: On The Move

Hi everybody! I thought I would turn things slightly on their ear by presenting videos as my take on this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge, because a big part of me says that a challenge dedicated to being On The Move … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

This sign post in Kyoto, Japan is packed with letters of all sorts. Go ahead, say that one three times fast … I dare ya!!! Say it one time fast and I’ll still be very impressed.

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Round

Round could like umbrellas in Kyoto, Japan (above), or giant Christmas ornaments in San Francisco (below). Check out more of this week’s roundness at Ailsa’s Travel Theme!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Near the busy Shibuya Station in Tokyo is this monument to Hachikō, a dog who for years has been an enduring symbol of loyalty and perseverance to the Japanese people, and once you hear his amazing story, you’ll understand why. … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Statues

Statues are everywhere around us, and this week’s Ailsa’s Travel Theme photo challenge gave me an opportunity to revisit some of the many statues I’ve seen in my own travels. Above is the impressive 80-foot (24 m) high concrete and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

You never know what you find inside some of Japan’s ancient temples, like the 800-hundred-year-old “Soryuzu,” a magnificent dragon ceiling mural found in Kyoto’s Kennin-Ji Temple.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

The above perspective might have you asking what the heck is going on here?!? Is it a building? A glass sculpture? Is it clear? Is it even real … maybe it’s a painting? What the …??? But from this perspective … Continue reading

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Snowkyo: Clever Japanese Snow Sculptures

It seems that things have sure gone crazy with the world’s weather. From a Winter Olympics in 61-degree Russia to ice storms in the American South to floods brought on by torrential rains in England to a U.S. Eastern seaboard … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Yellow

These hanging decorative veils found at the Yasaka Jinja shrine in Kyoto, Japan really crank the yellow up to 11!

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