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Kyoto Summer Sunset

As the sun sets to the west in Kyoto another summers day comes to an end. A little bit more of a cooler breeze out tonight. Thinking of some cooler days coming soon

Kyoto Streets

Just a regular snap of a regular street, but somehow mistakenly Japan. What are the things that identify this as Japan to you? the bicycles casually left at the side of the road? the abundant use of yellow to warn of some…

Evening Streets

I missed catching the setting sun but was able to just get a glimpse of the reflection as it disappeared over the horizon. I liked the contrast between day and night in this shot. It was handheld so we don't see the cars moving too…

Teramachi dori

Teramachi dori is one of the older well known streets in Kyoto. Its current image is one of a covered mall stretching from Shijo dori up to Oike dori, and then open air from there up to the old Imperial Palace. It stretches further…

Japan Highways

Transportation in Japan is known for generally being on time, clean and smooth. The highways are no exception to this and if you choose to drive in Japan you will find the highways are fun to travel on. You might want to avoid the…

止まれ, Stop Signs

Walking around Seijogakuenmae 成城学園前 on the weekend, I took some pictures of the area and also caught these common road signs. Sometimes the things you see everyday walking around actually look peculiar when they appear on your screen as…

Route 246

A reader, exclusivejdm, sent me this picture via Twitter, they took driving down the Route 246 on their way to Numazu, Shizuoka. The Route stretches a long way out of Tokyo all the way down South to where you can get a good view of Mt…

Yamate Tunnel Walk

The Yamate Tunnel is due to open at the end of March 2010, helping to provide a second circular road for highway traffic in Tokyo. This section of the road includes a very interesting tunnel and ramp known as Ohashi Junction. Today was the…

Tokyo Night Driving Live

My friend starting using Ustream from his iPhone recently and recorded this drive on the highway in Tokyo tonight. He was driving back from the golf range coming over the Rainbow Bridge past Odaiba and into Tokyo.…

Night View Cars

I took a test photo with my camera to see what could be achieved before heading down to the highway and catching some better scenery. Now that it the air is colder at night, the street lights seem to shine brighter and images are clear.…

Yamate Tunnel

On the way back from golf the other day, we drove through the Yamate Tunnel which currently runs from Ikebukuro through Shinjuku, and will eventually come out near Shibuya at Ohashi Junction.…

Ohashi Junction, Chuo-Kanjou-sen

Central Tokyo Highways are a great site, built high above the ground, winding past apartment and office windows through the over-developed city below. Despite a great subway and train system, roads are still an important part of…