Posts Tagged ‘ Nara ’

Signs 看板 . . . Updated, January 2013.

Updated:  January 2013. You can find several of these in the Photo Galleries above (“SEE the GALLERIES” tab).  A few more are elsewhere on this site.  Most, though, are presented here on LetsJapan.Wordpress.Com for the first time.  Enjoy ( 楽しんでください )!

Shinkansen ("Bullet Train") Sign. May 2008.

Shinkansen (“Bullet Train”) Sign. May 2008.

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Sign in walking garden, Gingkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion). Kyoto. 2010.

Sign in walking garden, Gingkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion). Kyoto. 2010.

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Ramen Shop. Noren (curtain) & Chochin (lantern) combo. Kyoto. 2002.

Ramen.  Noren (curtain) & Chochin (lantern) combo. Kyoto. 2002.

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Inn. Kyoto. August 2011.

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Open ’til 3:00 a.m. Restaurant, Nihombashi. Tokyo. August 2011.

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Notice at the Three Sisters Inn. Kyoto. August 2011.

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On the train platform, make sure to parallel park granny. Tokyo. August 2011.

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First Pork Pic. Kawaramachi Street. Kyoto. August 2011.

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Tokyo Station. August 2011.

Store Sale. Ni-jo Street. Kyoto. August 2011.

“TAKE CARE”… “Since I can’t take my poo with me home, I’d appreciate your carrying in home (for me).” Pontocho. Kyoto.  August 2011.

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Restaurant. Ginza. July 2011.

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Train Schedule. Osaka. August 2011.

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At a Korean BBQ Restaurant, Yurakucho. Tokyo. August 2011.

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Kyoto. August 2011.

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がんばろ日本 ”Hang in There, Japan!” Taxi Window. Tokyo. July 2011.

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Poster Detail. Tsukiji Subway Station. 2010.

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Self explanatory. Kyoto. 2004.

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Corner of Omotesando & Meiji Streets. Harajuku. 2010.

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Poster Detail.  Entrance to Tokyu Hands Department Store.   Shibuya, Tokyo.   May 23, 2010.

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A Pontocho (Kyoto) Institution. 2004.

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Train Poster Detail (original in color). Kintetsu Line to Osaka. 2010.

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Fuji Electric. Tokyo. 2010.

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“BANJO” Tokyo. 2010.

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(Ra)men Shop. Tokyo. 2010.

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Fourth Friday of Every Month at Rub a Dub Reggae. Kyoto. 2010.

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Okariba BBQ. Kyoto. 2009.

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SapperSuper. Tokyo. 2007.

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TLJ Boss. 自動販売機. Kyoto. 2009.

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Soul Sonic Boogie. Kyoto. 2003.

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Himeji Castle. Himeji. 2008.

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Rice. Back side of Kyoto Station. 2004.

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Heaven. Kyoto. 2009.

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American-style College Football. Kindai University. Osaka. 2008.

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“Deer’s Cooky.”  Nara. 2001.

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Very Big Company. Kyoto. 2008.

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You Forgot Something. Kyoto. 2008.

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Noodles. Tokyo. 2007.

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Daikichi Yakitori. Shirakawa. Kyoto. 2009.

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“Finised. Sold Out. Sorry.” Kyoto. 2009.

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Japanimals (日本動物)

Most of these are live animals.  There may be a repeat shot here or there.  I know the eels are also in the Tsukiji Gallery, but the opportunity was just too good.

Friend with kitty cat at Shinshogokuraku-ji (Shinnyo-Do) temple.  Kyoto.  2009.

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Tiger.  Hitachi’s Kamine Zoo.  2008.

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Deer.  Nara Park, just in from of ToDai-ji.  Nara.  2001.

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Kyoto City Gov’t sign.  Doggy’s saying:  “You forgot some poo.”  In red it says, “Take your poo home!”  2008.

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Some guy with a snake.  Hitachi.  2008.

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Tanuki.  “Lucky Badgers.”  Kyoto.   2008.

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Ikebukuro, Tokyo. August 2011.

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Fish.  Tsukiji Market.  Tokyo.  2009.

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Rain Dogs. Kyoto.  2009.

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Sign for restaurant on the back of a Kyoto City Bus for  “The Astonished Donkey” restaurant.  Above, it says simply:  “Hamburger Restaurant.”  You decided why the donkey’s so astonished.

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Paper mache (or something like it) kitties.  Corner of Jingu-michi and San-jo. Kyoto.  2009.

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Eels.  Tsukiji Market.  Tokyo.  2009.

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LetsJapan Announces 2 Spring ’10 Trips to Japan

LetsJapan announces it will offer two guided tours of Japan in the Spring of 2010!

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NOTE:  Cherry Blossom Spring has been put off ’til 2011.  “Kyoto Sojourn” remains “on” for April 2010.  See below or click on the Kyoto Sojourn link in the preceding sentence or at the top of this page.

 

Cherry Blossom Spring  (coming in Spring 2011)

Our “Cherry Blossom Spring” trip will run from March 29-April 11, with 13 days and12 nights savoring the glories of Cherry Blossom time in Kyoto, Himeji, Nara and along the Sea of Japan.  The trip will be limited to 9 guests, departure from Birmingham, Alabama.

We are scheduled to spend 2 nights at a traditional inn in Kinosaki

We are scheduled to spend 2 nights at a traditional inn in Kinosaki

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Kyoto Sojourn

The “Kyoto Sojourn” trip will run from April 14-22, with 8 days and 7 nights in Japan’s ancient, wondrous capitol, Kyoto.  Day trips to Osaka and Nara and nearby hot springs will be included.  Kyoto Sojourn will be limited to 9 guests, departure from Birmingham, Alabama.

Stone Buddha at Kurodani Temple, Kyoto.  A favorite place of mine.

Stone Buddha at Kurodani Temple, Kyoto. A favorite place of mine.

For either/both trip itineraries or questions please contact:  letsjapan@yahoo.com


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