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Kitano Tenmangu

Kitano Tenmangu is well known as a shrine dedicated to Sugawara Michizane, a scholar and politician who was exiled unfairly by his political rivals many years ago. He is associated with Tenjin, the god of literature or calligraphy and many…

Autumn Leaves on the Kamogawa

Autumn is always a nice time of the year for taking photos. Great colors, cooler weather. Lots of action. I have had a cold recently and so haven't been too adventurous with my choice of landscape or camera. Here are some everyday…

Eikando in Autumn

Wanting to take some photos of the Autumn colors, I visited Nanzenji and Eikando at the beginning of the week. The orange and red colors were amazing. The colors were so bright in real life it was hard to take photos and get a result…

Getting Cold

It is getting cold out at the moment but Autumn is always a nice time to hit the streets and take a few photos. This is an old building in Kyoto that has a lot of charm about it. Nice restaurant on the 2nd floor as well.

Autumn City

The weather has been beautiful recently with blue skies and fresh air breezes. The leaves are just starting to turn orange and brown in patches along Oike Dori in Kyoto. I captured a few Autumn scenes of the city this morning while out.…

Nijo Castle, Kyoto

Nijo Castle (Nijojo) in Kyoto is a great place to visit in any season. The gardens are perfect for a peaceful walk, and the Ninomaru Palace in the grounds is well worth seeing and hearing the guides explanation of historical life at this…

Aoyama Autumn

A couple of weeks ago I took a walk along the road leading up to Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery in Meiji Jingu Gaien. It is 300 metres long and lined with Ginkgo trees and they turn a wonderfully bright yellow color at this time of year.…