Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art – Japan Edition

Taking a break from my travel entries to do another weekly photo challenge entry. Time for some cover worthy pictures! Was browsing through Japan Guide website yesterday and came across this Kyoto feature. Realised that I had a similar shot of Tenryuji Temple taken during my trip last year - taken from outside the temple … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art – Japan Edition

Some Snapseed Magic

Ever since I finished up my last blogging project - which is my 12 day Japan trip last year, have not done much serious blogging, be it reflection entries, daily slice of life, picture/photo entries etc. as I was admittedly in a bad slump in June. Really miss sitting down, recollecting my thoughts and touching … Continue reading Some Snapseed Magic

Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 4

DAY 7 (CON'T) The journey back from Kameoka to Saga Torokko. Due to change of plan, only managed to get a ticket for the free standing cabin right at the end of the train for the return journey. Despite having no seat, and having to stand for the good part of the 25 min 1 … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 4

Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 3

DAY 7 (CON'T) As per recommended itinerary, walked out on Tenryuji and onto a bamboo-lined path. This is none other the famous Bamboo Groves walking path. As per the itinerary guide, the path starts in the direction towards Okochi Sanso (a conservation villa that I did not include in my itinerary, but heard glowing reviews … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 3

Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 2

DAY 7 (CON'T) Having the JR Pass meant that I was able to take the JR Sagano Line to Saga-Arashiyama Station (6 stops from Kyoto Station) without having to buy addtional subway and bus passes. Being the peak season, plus Arashiyama being a popular autumn foliage spot, the trains were all packed to the brim. … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 2