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Sakura in Kiyamachi Street – Kyoto, Japan

Back to Japan! Not really, unfortunately.. I just went through the hundreds of pictures I took during my recent trip and decided to share some. One thing that really struck me was how the Japanese people enjoy the transient beauty of cherry flowers (sakura), and celebrate their blossoming all over the country, the well known hanami. Location:Continue reading “Sakura in Kiyamachi Street – Kyoto, Japan”

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Fushimi Inari Taisha – Kyoto, Japan

Again from my recent trip to Japan. This time I was at the Fushimi-ku, in Kyoto, the small mountain where sits the head shrine of Inari. Location: Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. Location of the Fushimi Inari Taisha. What to shot: Inari is the god of rice, also seen as the patron of business. That’s why merchants and manufacturers have traditionallyContinue reading “Fushimi Inari Taisha – Kyoto, Japan”

Glance of a Geisha at Gion in Kyoto – Japan

Just till a few days ago I was in Japan for a beautiful holiday. Of course I had my trusted Canon 6d with me and enjoyed taking some hundreds pictures every day. Japan offers so many things worth a pic that it is easy to lose oneself  behind the viewfinder: futuristic cities, ancient districts, naturalContinue reading “Glance of a Geisha at Gion in Kyoto – Japan”

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