月曜日, 3月 26th, 2012

Mount Mitake Walking Guide

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Mount Mitake Walking Guide

Mount Mitake is located near Tokyo, Japan in the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park. Standing at 929 meters high, and is easily accessible from Tokyo via train.
Takimoto station is located at the foot of Mount Mitake, and from this station you can either walk or take a cable car up the mountain to see the [...]

水曜日, 12月 28th, 2011

Tokyo Red Leaf Report

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Tokyo Red Leaf Report

The red leaf colors usually peak around late November and early December in Tokyo.
However we can still enjoy colorful trees.I took those photos on 22 Dec.
■Kuhombutsu

火曜日, 12月 13th, 2011

A Japan photo No.675:Red Leaf

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A Japan photo No.675:Red Leaf

日曜日, 12月 11th, 2011

Kyoto Nanzen Temple and Eikando Guide

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Kyoto Nanzen Temple and Eikando Guide

Kyoto, it is an area where traditional tourist spots such as Ginkaku Temple in Higashiyama, and Kiyomizu Temple and so on all are concentrated. This area is an area that can be called the golden area. This year we will introduce the 2 places the Nanzen Temple and Eikando.

The Nanzen Temple is a humongous [...]

水曜日, 11月 23rd, 2011

A Japan photo No.664:Mt Mitake

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A Japan photo No.664:Mt Mitake

月曜日, 11月 21st, 2011

A Japan photo No.663:Mt Mitake

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A Japan photo No.663:Mt Mitake

日曜日, 11月 20th, 2011

A Japan photo No.662:Mt Mitake

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A Japan photo No.662:Mt Mitake

木曜日, 12月 30th, 2010

2010 Fall Colored Leaves Tour in Kyoto Part4

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2010 Fall Colored Leaves Tour in Kyoto Part4

Today is the last day of the Kyoto trip. Since there are only limited time to stay in Kyoto, I will introduce Kyoto’s souvenirs.
Nishiki Market is called Kyoto’s kitchen. Products that can be only bought here are lined up too. For about 400m, there are about 100 shops.

水曜日, 12月 29th, 2010

2010 Fall Colored Leaves Tour in Kyoto Part3

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2010 Fall Colored Leaves Tour in Kyoto Part3

Third day
Although it does not have much colored leaves, Kinkaku-ji cannot be left behind for a trip to Kyoto. Recently the gold foil have been changed so the brightness of the gold shines in the morning sun.

Kinkaku-ji was founded in 142. The balance of the temple and the garden taking an image of the [...]

火曜日, 12月 28th, 2010

2010 Fall Colored Leaves Tour in Kyoto Part2

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2010 Fall Colored Leaves Tour in Kyoto Part2

The second day of the trip starts from the most popular place in Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera. Since the gate opens at 6:00, going early is the key to avoid crowd.
Nio-mon of Kiyomizu-dera.

Sanju-to has the height of 30m and attracts attention.

The Hon-do, or the main temple. During fall, amazing view of colored leaves spread before you.

In [...]