Japan: Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle is a “flat” castle containing Ninomaru and Honmaru Palaces. It is established in Kyoto by¬†Tokugawa Ieyasu,¬†the first shogun of Japan.


This dog seems to be asking me if I have seen its owner. Captured near Kamakura station in Japan.

Japan: Sasuke Inari Shrine

We discovered the Sasuke Inari Shrine by accident while walking around in Kamakura. A set of bright red torii gates lead up a hill into a shrine full of statues of foxes and fox dwellings with families.

Japan: Kamakura

Kamakura is a small town popular with tourists because of attractions such as the Hasedera temple located on a hill with great views of the town, the Great Buddha bronze statue and other temples and shrines.