Tag Archives: Japan

Genbaku: 70 Years Later

Today is the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan – a day that truly changed the world like no other.  I therefore think that it’s appropriate for me re-post the blog entry that I … Continue reading

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Back to Japan

Now that I’ve finished working overtime, I can get back to doing other things again.  One of those is definitely straightening up my apartment, but another is getting back to going to museums and galleries. Last weekend, I went with … Continue reading

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Oyama

It’s been a while since I posted – or even scanned – any photos from my three trips to Japan, so I thought I’d remedy both of those deficiencies today.  Photos have been scanned, and here they are being posted. … Continue reading

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Kanazawa

It’s been over a week since my last post.   Sorry about that, folks, but I’ve got some visitors staying with me and my attention has mostly been focused on them. It’s been considerably longer since I made a post with … Continue reading

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A Bridge in the Rain

It’s been a while since I posted any of my travel photos here, so I’ve decided to go back to my old faithful travel location for good photographs:  Japan.   Between my three trips to Japan – in 2004, 2005 and … Continue reading

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Two From Tokyo

It’s been quite a while since I posted any photos made during my trips to Japan.  I’ve been to Japan three times – in 2004, 2005 and 2010 – for a total of about a month’s time, but I have … Continue reading

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Scanning Anew

I got a new scanner this week.  The old one, an Epson V500, was suffering from a problem that has happened to all of my scanners after I’ve had them for several years: lines on the scans.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the East

Okay, this will be another quick post from me tonight.  I’ve got a longer post in mind, but I just haven’t had the time to write it all up. Scanning film to post here takes a lot of time, and … Continue reading

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Daibutsu

The Daibutsu (Great Buddha) at the Kotoko-in Monastery in Kamakura is one of the great sites to see in Japan. At a height of about 43 feet and weighing about 93 tons, it is impressive. It’s also very old, built … Continue reading

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Japan

I was in Vietnam when I heard the news about the massive earthquake and resulting tsunami that hit Japan.  I guess a number like 8.9 can’t really give a true indication of the kind of damage that Mother Nature can … Continue reading

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