Archive | November, 2013

Fall harvest festival in Takayama

Fall harvest festival in Takayama, Japan

  Fall harvest festival in Takayama   The fall harvest festival in Takayama is worth putting into your travel bucket list when you visit Japan. This festival occurs twice yearly during the spring time and the fall for the harvest festival which I was lucky to visit.  Takayama is a small city that has retained its unique quality, traditions and craftsmanship […]

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Takayama, Japan, Travel Photo Mondays #22

  Takayama, Japan, Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.     This Monday, I’m taking you to the Japanese alpine community of Takayama, a historic and old city which celebrates the artistry and crafts […]

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Beautiful gardens of Kyoto

Beautiful gardens of Kyoto

Beautiful gardens of Kyoto       Kyoto is blessed with so many amazing monuments and temples that are part of the Unesco world heritage sites. Just as stunning are the many gardens that are either part of those complexes or they are stand alone locations worthy of a visit. Of the many zen and Japanese style gardens […]

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Nijo Castle in Kyoto, Travel Photo Mondays #21

Nijo Castle in Kyoto, Travel Photo Mondays #21

Visiting Nijo Castle in Kyoto, Japan Touring the grounds of Nijo Castle Today I’m taking you on a tour of Nijo Castle in Kyoto is centrally located in the city and was built 1626 for the current Shogun of Japan. Even though Edo (Tokyo) was the capital, Kyoto and this castle was the home of the imperial family and shogun […]

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Beautiful gardens of Kyoto

Golden Temple at Kyoto,Travel Photo Mondays #20

  Golden Temple at Kyoto for Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.    Golden Temple or Kinkaku-Ji at Kyoto   The Golden temple or Kinkaku-Ji in Kyoto is a beautiful Buddhist temple made […]

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Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto,Travel Photo Mondays #19

Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto,Travel Photo Mondays            Visiting the Fushimi Inari Shrine early morning Today I’m taking you on a visit to this amazing place In Kyoto, Japan. The temple at Fushimi Inari is very unique in Kyoto, it was created for those worshipping Inari – the god of rice and sake.  Also […]

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