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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

Deep Blue Sunset, Kamogawa

It was a magnificent sunset the other day on the Kamogawa River. Here you can see the full width of the sky with yellows and oranges mixed with a deep blue. The focus of the light as all funneled to the back left corner and down, which…

Mount Hieizan, Sunset

I took a spur of the moment trip up Mount Hieizan to see if I could find any good late evening shots. I found that the view towards Lake Biwa was uninterrupted, but looking back towards Kyoto City there were a few trees and other…

Kamogawa Sunset

We are into the rainy season now, but towards the end of the day it can suddenly fine up and the sky can produce some magic colors. I took this shot a few days ago after the rain was clearing. I liked the mist cloud sitting in the base…

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…

Tokyo Sky Tree with Tokyo Tower

The new Tokyo Sky Tree is slowly, or maybe quickly, edging towards the sky. I managed to grab this photo from the top of Roppongi Hills, showing Tokyo Tower on the right with the new Tokyo Sky Tree in the distance out to the left.

Tokyo Sunset

There are a number of places to see a great view of Tokyo City from high up. One of those is Roppongi Hills. In the evening you can see the sun setting over Mt Fuji. It was a bit cold today, but I thought it might be a good chance to…

Kyoto View

It is always nice to climb the many towers that Japan has in each city and check out the view. I had some spare time when visiting Kyoto before catching the Shinkansen home and decided to take some photos of the sunset from Kyoto Tower.…

Shikoku Sunset

The shibuya246 has been down for a few days and I have only just managed to get it back up. The problem, basically, was hackers!! I have the main part of the site back up now and am checking the database files. Everything should be…

Japan Sunset

Late afternoon provides a nice backdrop for coastal roads and the expanse of water beyond them. Today would be a good day to head out on a trip.

Japan Sunset

On the way back from IKEA to buy a bookcase for my room, I took these photos from the window of the JR Keiyo Line as it sped its way towards Tokyo back from Chiba. These were all taken near the Kasai Rinkai Koen area which is one…