Fushimi Inari Shrine

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Southern Kyoto, Japan

You are bombarded with saturated colors and bold graphic shapes; visual interest everywhere!

Sayabashi Bridge

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This beautiful wooden bridge with a roof and arched like a sword, crosses the Kanakura River which flows through the town of Kotohira, Japan.

Imperial Palace Gardens – Kyoto, Japan

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I wanted to linger for hours . . .

The Stare

The Stare

Otaru, Japan

Sometimes they just want to be seen.

Tokyo Skytree


A little moody twilight to take the ‘hectic’ out of your day!

Japanese Gardens


Something magical happens when you begin to stroll through a Japanese Garden.  It’s ok to feel that you’re experiencing a time warp sensation, because you know that nothing has changed for hundreds of years.  The beauty, the serenity and the reason for being have been valued and preserved; and I was grateful to experience it all.