Imperial Palace Gardens – Kyoto, Japan

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I wanted to linger for hours . . .

The Stare

The Stare

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Sometimes they just want to be seen.

Tokyo Skytree

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

Japanese Gardens

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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.

The Ginza

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You can feel the energy on Chuo Dori Street on weekend afternoons. The Ginza is Tokyo’s most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district.  Even just window shopping is a lot of fun. On the weekends it becomes a pedestrian paradise, so even spending time in an outdoor cafe people-watching is exciting!