Heading west to the Far East.
Lobby of Akasaka Prince Hotel
Akasaka Prince Hotel
View from our room, looking towards Roppongi Hills.
Taken from our window, it can be seen in street at the lower left of previous shot.
6:30 am at the Tokyo fish market.
So much to see, so little time...where should we go next?
From the river.
Ginza at night
Akihabara (eTown) the electronics mecca of Tokyo with about 250 separate stores, jammed with shoppers on Saturday afternoon.
Buying a wish.
"Bathing" in the healing vapors of the incense.
Not posed; I just wanted a shot of the stature, but she just wanted to rub it all over for good luck. (Much better quality after slight levels adjustment!)
Basement food shopping, incredible variety and prices
Cicadas were noisy in many neighborhoods.
Our son's name, immortalized on the Tokyo equivalent of Denny's. (Food was great, by the way!)
Panorama from three shots.
Plastic food store
Washing hands before entereing temple.
Hopes and well wishes written on wooden slates.
Hip shopping street jammed on Saturday.
Near the street in the previous shot, young girls dress up and pose for the amusement of all.
They do draw a crowd.