Every year (except last year– you know, Earthquake and all), Yokohama city throws a huge fireworks display on the Tama river. I didn’t realize that it was going on yesterday until around 5 (it startsat 7), and so I threw on a dress, grabbed my camera and tripod, and flew out the door to join [...]
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The sun dawned bright and early on our last sweltering day in Okinawa! I was exhausted, but in no way did I want to leave! How could anyone want to leave somewhere so warm, and so beautiful?! On the roster for the last day was a bit of sightseeing, a bit of culture, and a [...]
Next, we went out to hit up the Aquarium. The Naha Aquarium is supposed to be one of the largest, most awesome aquariums in Japan! It had giant turtles and jellyfish, so it was definitely awesome. Any place that has jellyfish is awesome in my eyes. I loooooove jellyish! To look at. Not to eat. [...]
PINEAPPLE PARK!! Seriously, how cool is that? I love pineapples!!!! Who doesn’t love pineapples??!!
The next day was our last in Osaka, and again, we dragged ourselves out of bed at the crack of dawn. Today was Universal Studios day. (^-~) I’ve been to the Universal Studios in California a number of times, but it was all when I was a little kid. This time was my first time [...]
Day three in Osaka started off ominously. We went to see something that Nara is really famous for. Their deer. Their man-eating, crunchety-munchety, evil-eyeing giving deer.
You know when you get in that kind of mood where you start going through really, really old pictures, and laughing at the memories? Or cringing at the memories, but still wishing that you could go back, just for an instant, to that time. Details that were fuzzy coming back into focus, like a half-remembered [...]