Great Buddha

An hour's train right from Tokyo is Kamakura. It has several temples and shrines to walk around and has a similar atmostphere to Kyoto but on a smaller scale. The notable exception is this Great Buddha shrine....

Posted by Andy at September 28, 2005 :: 01:26 PM | Comments(4)
Put your arms in the air

Okay so one more sumo photo for now. Something different tomorrow I promise!....

Posted by Andy at September 27, 2005 :: 05:23 PM | Comments(0)
Inevitable

You know that feeling when you realise you're going to fall over and there's nothing you can do about it? I wonder if people in the front row....

Posted by Andy at September 26, 2005 :: 02:56 PM | Comments(0)
Purifying Salt

As part of the lengthy prepatation and rituals that precede each bout the wrestlers cleanse their mouth with power water, stomp their legs, slap themselves and throw salt into the ring to purify it....

Posted by Andy at September 24, 2005 :: 03:54 AM | Comments(2)
Hefty Preparation

How about this to get the sumo ball rolling? There is plenty of opportunity to take pictures during the build up to each bout as each fight....

Posted by Andy at September 21, 2005 :: 04:17 PM | Comments(2)
Ferris of Colour

I really need to come up with more imaginative titles for these photos. Went to a sumo tournmanent yesterday so expect the next few photos to be from there. I hope you don't get bored of them!....

Posted by Andy at September 20, 2005 :: 03:26 PM | Comments(1)
Tunnel Vision

Interested to know if anyone is using the RSS feed on this site. I've still got it on my todo list to create two further feeds: one with the full posts and one for the comments. Let me know....

Posted by Andy at September 19, 2005 :: 05:19 AM | Comments(1)
Skater Dog

Yoyogi park is a large area filled with wonderous things. On the weekends, especially the sunny ones, there is such a wide range of activities going on its hard to not be amazed. Here are just some of the things I've seen this afternoon....

Posted by Andy at September 18, 2005 :: 03:59 PM | Comments(0)
Just Browsing

Not much to say on this one really. Taken outside one of the many ladies trendy clothes shops in Roppongi Hills. Its where....

Posted by Andy at September 17, 2005 :: 09:04 AM | Comments(0)
Hanabi

This is one of the not very good photos of the firework show that I was talking about....

Posted by Andy at September 15, 2005 :: 01:31 PM | Comments(0)
Alone in a crowd

It may be rush hour, but not everyone is heading to work....

Posted by Andy at September 14, 2005 :: 03:15 PM | Comments(3)
Delusions of Grandeur

I'm back on the grid at my apartment now so I'll try and catch up on some of the photos I've been taking.....

Posted by Andy at September 13, 2005 :: 02:08 PM | Comments(0)
So after a long period of no running I once more ventured into a 'fun run' race. It was the first annual FIT (Finacial Institutions in Tokyo) for Charity event and was actually 3 events in one. You had...
Posted by Andy at September 05, 2005 :: 04:10 AM | Comments(1)
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