Tokyo Skytree is the second tallest structure and the tallest tower in the world at 634m (2080ft), and I went to see it this past weekend. I have seen it quite often from various different spots around the city, it’s not hard to miss as it dominates an area of Eastern Tokyo that is nearly devoid of tall buildings. I finally got over to eastern Tokyo to take a look and enjoy some shopping and walking around. The weather wasn’t the […]
So it seems that the posts this week are laced with my trip to Kamakura, I had this in mind when I started out and was deliberately trying to find similar shots or themes that I could work with. The obvious theme would have been temples and shrines one would think, however I have tried to think outside the box, or outside the camera, so to speak.
Inspiration for this theme comes from Ailsa over at Where`s my backpack, head on over there and check out the wonderful places this blogger has been to! On to my contribution, probably contrary to what many people believe, Tokyo is a city full of parks.
Japan. The Land of the Rising Sun. Most people know that about this country, perhaps this comes from the two characters that comprise Japan when written in Japanese (日本, you may or may not see the characters, if you don`t check out the Japan wikipedia article). If you have ever been to Japan you may also get the impression that the nickname comes from the, god awful, hour that the sun rises over here. However Japan can be thought of […]