Months later, I am still trying to catch up on posting all the photos from my Japan trip (and I’m not even accounting for the ones I haven’t edited yet), and I’ve realized something: Without photos, I forget what a […]
Monthly Archive: December 2017
During our cross-Canada trip, Rachelle was adamant that we had to stay at least one night at a Scully and Mulder motel (or, as I prefer, a Sculler and Mouldy motel). If you aren’t sure how that’s defined, you obviously […]
Just my little monkey cat posing in the sun.
Arashiayama is famous for a few things. One of them is Iwatayama Monkey Park, and another is this beautiful bamboo forest. But it’s not the only forest in town. There’s also the kimono “forest”, which is a collection of cylindrical […]
I happened across this scene while exploring the many breweries in East Vancouver. Apparently it’s a “pop-up arcade” operated by a local skateboard company. I just thought it looked cool.
Just a big pile of tires around a dumpster that I came across one day while wandering through Vancouver. Yep, it’s not all glass towers full of snobs with credit card debt.
Gion is a historic Geisha district in Kyoto. Its narrow streets and traditional buildings make it a uniquely charming area of an already charming city. Tourists and locals alike can be seen roaming the neighborhood in elaborate kimonos which are […]
Nijo Castle was probably one of the more awe-inspiring places we visited while in Japan. It just happens to have been the home of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the last Shogun of Japan. I know him better as his fictionalized version, Toranaga, […]
People come to Iwatayama Park to see the monkeys, but the first thing you’ll see at the bottom gate is this shrine. It’s like the hundreds scattered all over Kyoto, and yet completely unique.