Last entry for the year!!

Found this video while tweeting a little while back. One thing Japan is not… (to me) is boring. Thank you for reading!!

Happy New Year!

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Japan’s Micro Apartment

My wife and I want a home to call our own but a big part of that is that we want space to stretch out.

My sister-in-law wants the same for her family and took us house hunting with her during our last visit. I remember thinking a few places we saw were really small. But not this small…

Thoughts?

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Somewhere in Japan: Fujigoko (Winter 2010)

Every time I’ve gone to Japan, I’ve been fortunate enough to explore Tokyo and the surrounding prefectures. As a result, I’ve taken hundreds of photos.

I thought I’d share some more.

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Welcome to Fujigoko
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Most street signs featured silhouettes of Fuji-san.
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Regional Old house.
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Regional modernized house with traditional roofing.
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Modern estate. We were all hoping someone would come out and invite us in for tea…
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Abstract closeup of the pond. Looks like a painting.
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Another. No camera tricks other than a polarizer.
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One of my favorite photos from that day.
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I think we were at an old corn mill. Although we had (really great) soba for lunch.
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This place was packed with people but I still managed to steal this shot. I think this was attempt five or six. Totally worth the effort and wait.
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Roof Closeup
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The only (say it like a Nihonjin) Ma-ku-do-na-lu-do’s I ever saw written in Katakana. The rest were in english.

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Somewhere in Japan (Winter 2010)

Every time I’ve gone to Japan, I’ve been fortunate enough to explore Tokyo and the surrounding prefectures. As a result, I’ve taken hundreds of photos.

I thought I’d share some.

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As much as I love the neon lights of Tokyo and Yokohama, the ancient temples and shrines invoke a great appreciation of traditional craftsmanship and artistry.
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A reminder that I should keep up on my reading and writing.
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Courtyard. One of my favorite pics at this site.
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A great place to meditate.
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Another view.
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Could you imagine living here? The pictures still don’t do it justice.
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I need to take better notes. Someone explained the significance of this old tree stump but I forgot.

Feel free to speak up if you know where I took these pictures. I didn’t make note like I should’ve. It was near Fujigoko…

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