Memories of Japan

There are still thousands of images from the Japan trip to sort through. As part of a couple of recent conversations, I’ve been looking through them.

So here are a dozen of these Eastern images.

“Just for grins”, as US Midwesterners say.

 

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Triple hat trick — three threes, at a springside, Fushimi Imari Taisha shrine area. Japan. March 2018. 

 

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A woodworker’s woodpile. Full of detail. Chock full. Fushimi Imari Taisha shrine area. Japan. March 2018. 

 

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Cat on a warm tin roof. Fushimi Imari Taisha shrine area. Japan. March 2018. 

 

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Bamboo torii installation. I love things made from bamboo. Fushimi Imari Taisha shrine area. Japan. March 2018. 

 

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Assuming that this is Grandparents and Grandchildren. Modern dress and dress from centuries past. In an alley near Inari Station. 

 

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Schoolboys on a lunch break. Bridgeside islet on Kamo River, Kyoto, Japan. 

 

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Restaurant display/attentiongrabber. Pantsgrabber, too. There’s a story here, but I don’t know what it is. Kyoto, Japan. 

 

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Early afternoon on a Kyoto street. Schoolgirl going home. That backpack cost about $400USD. They were the latest thing. 

 

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Geometric street drain composition, with random plants. Kyoto, Japan. 

 

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Formal watering outside what must be a very, very nice establishment. Kyoto, Japan. 

 

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Park wall. Pretty sure this was in the Tokyo Zoo. I love the “distorted” reflection of the wall that you can’t see in the photo. 

 

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Temple handrail detail. Weathering-in and aging — with eloquent grace and dignity. 

May you, dear reader, also weather-in with grace and dignity.

2 responses to “Memories of Japan

  1. You have a wonderful eye Tom, causing wonder and curiosity to come forth from the viewer. Thank you. Especially love the kitty photo:)

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