Kasuga Taisha Shrine
Nara City, Japan
the entrance to the Hida Kokubuji
Takayama's long arm statue (Tenagazo or)
Kanamori Nagachika(金森 長近?, 1524 – September 20, 1608) was a Japanese samurai who lived from the Sengoku period into the early Edo period. He was the first ruler of the Kanamori clan and served as a retainer of the Oda, Toyotomi, and Tokugawa clans. Later in his life, he also became a daimyo.
Ninomaru Park, Takayama, Japan
Kita Hara san and Nancy
Spring Melt flows into the Shokawa River, Shirakawa, Japan
View from the top of the Shinhotaka Ropeway of Japan's Mountains
Chieko and Laterne
Hirayuotaki Falls, Takayama, Japan
Sign in Nara Park
Statue near the open market, Takayama
Kita Hara san and PJ
Minka House in Shirakawa-go, Japan
Ogi-machi gassho style village
Spring Melt fills the Shokawa River
Shokawa River in Shirakawa-go, Japan
Deer in Nara Park, Japan
School girls interviewing me as part of their english assignment. This deer ended up eating a page of questions.
The Hida Kokubunji three-story pagoda in Takayam-shi, Gigu-ken
Man Hole Cover, Takayama
Minka Houses in Shirakawa-go, Japan
3 tier pagoda, at Kiyomizu Temple
Standing in front of Hirayuotaki Falls
Vairocana Statue (Daibutsu) Great Buddha
Middle School Students, Nara Park, Japan
The bell gate at the Hida Kokubuji
The bell was cast in 1514 for the Juodo, a temple located north of Takayama.
Shirakawa Village, Japan
PJ with Takine and Chieko
Hirayuotaki Falls, Takayama
Ice Cream Man
Formosa Memorial Station Stain Galss, Taiwan
Statue inside the Todaiji Temple
The Hida Kokubunji (temple) in Takayama.
Grounds contain a huge ginkgo tree said to be 1200 years old, 121 feet tall, and 33 feet around the trunk.
Hida Takayama's long-legged giant statue (Ashinaga Zo)
Host Kita Hara san
Minka House, Shirakawa, Japan
Frozen Hirayuotaki Falls