Kyoto by Night

Kyoto by Night

Kyoto by Night I loved wandering around Kyoto by night. Although exhausted from fitting so much in during the day, I managed to get some shots in. This is one of my favourites. Seems like a business man heading home after a hard days work, that's exactly how I felt.    
Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社, Fushimi Inari Taisha) is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, these stretch of along the trails behind the main Buildings. The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Moun [...]
Meiji Shrine in Yoyogi Park

Meiji Shrine in Yoyogi Park

Meiji Shrine at Yoyogi Park Tokyo Above is the chōzuya or temizuya (手水舎) outside the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo. It is a Shinto water ablution pavilion for a ceremonial purification rite known as temizu. Water-filled basins, called chōzubachi, are used by worshippers for washing their left hands, r [...]
Rockabilly Dancers at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo

Rockabilly Dancers at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo

Rockabilly Dancers at Yoyogi Park Get to Yoyogi Park on Sunday to see the Rockabilly Dancers. Yoyogi Park (代々木公園, Yoyogi Kōen) is one of Tokyo's largest city parks. It is a great place for jogging, picnicking and other outdoor activities. On a Sunday the park is filled with people dressed up alon [...]
Nonbei Yokocho ('Drunkard's Alley') Tokyo

Nonbei Yokocho (‘Drunkard’s Alley’) Tokyo

Nonbei Yokocho ('Drunkard's Alley') Strictly speaking the shot above is one of the exits from Nonbei Yokocho ('Drunkard's Alley'.) I found the alley super hard to find even though I was staying not far from there. I must have walked past it several times on the way home. Tucked away in the Shibuy [...]
A Glimpse of Tokyo Imperial Palace from Nijubashi Bridge

A Glimpse of Tokyo Imperial Palace from Nijubashi Bridge

A Glimpse of Tokyo Imperial Palace from Nijubashi Bridge Day 2 in Japan and off to the Imperial Palace. The public can view Tokyos Imperial palace from Kokyo Gaien, the large plaza in front of the Imperial Palace. Also in view is the Nijubashi, two bridges that form an entrance to the inner palac [...]
Hello Tokyo! Can't Wait to Try the Food

Hello Tokyo! Can’t Wait to Try the Food

Hello Tokyo! On my 2016 trip to Japan touching down in Tokyo late afternoon we got to our Hotel quite late. So we dumped the bags and went straight out for some delicious Japanese food. Tokyo is such an amazing place for many things high up on the list is the food. Tokyo is the leading city in th [...]
Melbourne Skyline from Birrarung Marr Park

Melbourne Skyline from Birrarung Marr Park

Melbourne Skyline from Birrarung Marr Park From Birrarung Marr Park you can get a good view of the Melbourne skyline. Up on a mound in the park and took early morning on a fresh winters morning.
Melbourne Street Art Along Rutledge Lane

Melbourne Street Art Along Rutledge Lane

Melbourne Street Art Rutledge Lane Rutledge Lane a showcase of the Melbourne street art scene. Situated just off Hosier Lane another great places to see street art. This is the same artist from my previous post but shot from a different angle. Rutledge Lane is one of my favourite places for stree [...]
Ego Graffiti in Rutledge Lane Melbourne

Ego Graffiti in Rutledge Lane Melbourne

Rutledge Lane Graffiti Melbourne is famous for its graffiti. In this shot you can see an artist at work down Rutledge Lane just off Hosier Lane. It's good to see his Ego is not too big as he uses an Aldi bag for his artists tools. More on Melbourne Street Art from the City of Melbourne website.