Land of the Rising Sun

Neons in Shinjuku (新宿区), Tokyo (東京)
A glimpse of Mt Fuji (富士山) from Hotel Century Southern Tower, Shinjuku (新宿区)

Bamboo Groves, Arashiyama (嵐山)

Miyajima (宮島), Hiroshima (広島市)
On the way to Akihabara (秋葉原), Autumn leaves are in full swing… 
Enjoying some Shouchuu (焼酎) in Shibuya (渋谷区)

Stoyles-san, ready for the trip to Kyoto (京都市).

Nozomi Shikansen (新幹線), unfortunately with the JR Pass we couldn’t take this….

Umeda (梅田) Train Station, Osaka (大阪)

Osaka Aquarium (海遊館)

Wooden notes with prayers at Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), Kyoto (京都市)

Autumn Foliage, Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), Kyoto (京都市)

Colours are about.

Maple leaves at Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), Kyoto (京都市)

Hot? Cold? Juice? Coffee? Simple and enjoyable..

Shinkansen (新幹線), how trains should be…

Weather looks perfect, however it was actually quite cold… Miyajima (宮島町)

The tori gate, Miyajima (宮島町)

Miyajima (宮島町)

Such Tranquility, Miyajima (宮島町)

I would take this home if I could… slightly too big..

Another nice piece of work, Miyajima (宮島町)

I believe these are Hana Masks

I believe these are Hana Masks

I believe these are Hana Masks

It’s a Monkey..

We took the easy route, caught the cable car up and walked down the mountain.

Some nice colours this time of year.

Ferris Wheel just outside Osaka Aquarium (海遊館)

Not a bad place for a stroll.
The Golden Pavilion, (金閣寺)

Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺)

The wonders of Tokyo, so many hidden backstreets, Shinjuku (新宿区)

Taxis and Neon’s, Shinjuku(新宿区)

Neon Sign’s are everywhere!!

Could of spent hours in Akihabara (秋葉原)  just saying….

Stoyles-san using his chopsticks…

Girls Generation….

Kicking off the night in Shibuya (渋谷区)

The lobby at Century Southern Hotel. Very conveniently located, right next to Shinjuku Station (新宿駅)

On our way to the Gion District (祇園) in Kyoto we saw this band rolling past…

Stoyles-san leading the pack through the streets of Osaka on our way to Osaka Aquarium (海遊館)

Getting into the Xmas Spirit..

Nice little Temple just outside the main attraction Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺)

Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺)

Some kid enjoying his adventure at Miyajima (宮島町)

日本語鹿, (宮島町)

Mt Misen

たこやき!! とても おいしい!

Gion (祇園)

とても寒い, Gion (祇園)

Interesting but very sad.. (平和記念資料館)

Hands off mate, 私のラーメン よ!!

A-Bomb Dome, Hiroshima (広島市)

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