Author - Shibuya246


Chestnut Anpan Bread

With Autumn comes a change in weather and a change in foods. Local stores start to serve different vegetables and there is a clear switch in menus...


Biwako Golf

As we are now in Autumn and the weather gets a bit cooler I went out to play some golf. The course had a great view of Lake Biwa and although the...


Tokyo Station Water Park

The renovations on the west side of Tokyo Station are largely complete and families on the hot summer weekends get the chance to watch their children...


Exhibition at Ninnaji

My friend had an architecture exhibition at Ninnaji Temple. What do you think of this blend between the traditional temple building and this design...


Kyoto Sunset

The sun goes down in the West on another day. The colors painted in the sky at this time of year are a light pinkish haze.


In the Garden

This is not my garden of course, but there are some nice flowers around as I took a look at one of the university gardens study areas.


Sunflowers on Awajishima

Nice to be out in the sunshine for a bicycle ride on the island of Awajishima near Sumoto. I came across these wonderful sunflowers which brightened...


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...


Jidai Matsuri

The Jidai Matsuri event is taking place again right now in Kyoto. The weather seems to have dipped a bit and is providing some rain today. Not too...


City Hall Robots

Looks what’s hanging out near City Hall I got a tip from @taro3yen about this after I posted it on Twitter @shibuya246 The Torayan baby-bot...


Summertime in Kyoto

Walking down the banks of the Kamogawa in summer is always a nice way to cool down. Sitting up on the wooden decks with a cool drink in your hand is...

Photo-Post Travel


Kurashiki in Okayama-ken was developed as a river port in the 1920's. It is famous for the Ohara Museum of Art (the first Western art gallery in...