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Exiting Tennoji Station (Osaka, Japan)

Today’s photo was the scene as I departed 天王寺駅 on the night before I was to fly to Korea last summer. I had an early morning flight so I figured Tennoji was a good place to stay in order to get to the Osaka Airport (KIX) quickly the next morning.

With so many choices of things to do (3-story 24/7 McDonald’s, pachinko, love hotels, and on and on) I opted for none of these. Instead I found a Yoshinoya and enjoyed a 280 yen bowl of gyudon.

Japanese Sunflower Houses

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himawari (ひまわり) houses

While riding my bike back from Kofu to the onsen I was staying at in Kai (Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan) I came upon these houses in the dark. The street was somewhat busy for that time of night as it is the main thoroughfare (yamanotedoori or 山の手通り). I took a long exposure and let the headlights of the passing motorists light the scene for me.

Kabukicho (歌舞伎町) at night

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Shinjuku (Tokyo, Japan) after dark


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Summer Japanese fireworks festival (Hanabi Taikai in Inuyama, Japan)

If you can’t read Japanese, what you can purchase at these temporary shops, set up just for this evening’s event, are buttered potatoes, cold pineapple, yakisoba, and “snowballs.”

Shibuya after dark

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Santa Barbara’s State Street with Christmas lights

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Holiday Lights on State Street @ night (Santa Barbara, California)

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