Penguins are just about the best creatures invented. This one seemed less than bothered about me shoving a lens in front of it’s face – a similar reaction I get with humans.
Kew Gardens is such a lovely place to visit, and somewhere that is large enough to deserve repeated viewings to really appreciate. It’s a shame about the near constant planes passing by on their descent into Heathrow. Also, the park cafe food is truly terrible. … Continue reading Flying over Kew
When you’re in Whistler nothing else other than a plethora of panoramas seems to fit the grandeur of the location. Click an image for a full width version.
This is one of those famous Tokyo sights- the Shibuya crossing where thousands of people cross at a time. I was in a rush (as were most of the people here) and so just ended up with a bad set of quick grab photos. Still, … Continue reading Shibuya Crossing
You see these pieces of paper at a lot of shrines in Japan. Apparently they contain a fortune, and you make an offering to get one from a box. If the fortune is bad you can tie it to a wall in the shrine so the bad … Continue reading Omikuji
Kyoto is so photogenic it probably has its own selfie stick and Instagram account and, if it could, would wear reflective sunglasses and use #nofilter all the time. This is the Yasaka shrine in Gion. It’s a big place and you can spend a lot of time … Continue reading Yasaka
The flip side of Night Gion, taken from the top of the hill during the day. It is incredibly busy (although it’s not apparent from this photo).