Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 5

DAY 7 (CON'T) Back to Kyoto station at around 1800 Hrs. Stood outside the station fixing my camera settings for night shots, and got a decent shot of the Kyoto Tower in the night. Still craving for coffee (since I didn't manage to get any at Arashiyama earlier) ...... walked around Kyoto Station and Portia … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 7 Kyoto Part 5

Japan 2013: Day 6 Next Up – Kyoto! Part 4

DAY 6 (CON'T) After a short rest in my cosy cabin, left First Cabin at around 640pm to head to Eikando Temple (which I passed by earlier) for the evening autumn illumination. As per Japan Guide - Eikando is well known for its autumn colours and evening illuminations. Thus penciled in the evening illumination as … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 6 Next Up – Kyoto! Part 4

Japan 2013: Day 4 Osaka & Nara Day Trip Part 4

DAY 4 (CON'T) Cutting through the Naramachi district whilst on route to Gango-ji.  Actually the map does not state Naramachi, it only indicates to keep walking straight. Only realised when writing this now that the district that I passed through was actually Naramachi 😛 More on Naramachi here - http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4108.html. The former merchant district of … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 4 Osaka & Nara Day Trip Part 4

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

Sneaking in a post at work 😛 Has been a while since I participated in any of the weekly photo challenges + since I have yet to get down to blogging my holiday entries, will make use of this opportunity to get going on that + log in my 1st post of year 2013! Since … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination