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Welcome to all new followers to this humble blog! Just a heads up.. I am no longer active (not until I make my way back to Japan) and would like to suggest the ways you can continue following me. You can find me in….

  1. earth-scape.tumblr.com

  2. documentingtheworld.wordpress.com

  3. flickr.com/photos/tchutcha/

Thanks for your support!

- Hajimete-Travel

Storefronts again! :)
Photo taken in Kyoto.

Storefronts again! :)

Photo taken in Kyoto.

"Please wait for a while before crossing!" :)

"Please wait for a while before crossing!" :)

Storefronts, storefronts! :) Sorry.. I forgot where this is.. T_T

Storefronts, storefronts! :) Sorry.. I forgot where this is.. T_T

Tickets to Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto. I always love the tickets here, the paper is made of a special type, and it even smells good! :P

Tickets to Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto. I always love the tickets here, the paper is made of a special type, and it even smells good! :P

You couldn’t ask for a more peaceful environment for a gas station store..
Photo taken on the way to Kyoto.

You couldn’t ask for a more peaceful environment for a gas station store..

Photo taken on the way to Kyoto.

These plastic bags are later reused by the temple. :) エゴですね。
Photo taken at Takayama Jinya, Gifu.

These plastic bags are later reused by the temple. :) エゴですね。

Photo taken at Takayama Jinya, Gifu.

yo-tsu-ba replied to your photo: It’s garbage day! I just learned that Japanese…

This is really helpful! Thank you so much! :)

It’s garbage day! I just learned that Japanese culture, you have to thoroughly separate the type of trash into different bags and place the bag according to the days of the week for each specific type. Does that make sense? Hopefully I’m right about this. :P
It is interesting though! All the countries should have this system! Not just.. trash vs recyclables!
Photo taken in .. somewhere in Takayama, Gifu. (well, I was leaving Takayama at the time)

It’s garbage day! I just learned that Japanese culture, you have to thoroughly separate the type of trash into different bags and place the bag according to the days of the week for each specific type. Does that make sense? Hopefully I’m right about this. :P

It is interesting though! All the countries should have this system! Not just.. trash vs recyclables!

Photo taken in .. somewhere in Takayama, Gifu. (well, I was leaving Takayama at the time)

Little onzen area. Especially for soaking… no.. relaxing your feet. :) 
Just a note, this water is EXTREMELY HOT. I couldn’t keep my feet in for more than a few seconds!!! But .. it’s interesting, nonetheless. :P
Photo taken in Takayama, Gifu.

Little onzen area. Especially for soaking… no.. relaxing your feet. :) 

Just a note, this water is EXTREMELY HOT. I couldn’t keep my feet in for more than a few seconds!!! But .. it’s interesting, nonetheless. :P

Photo taken in Takayama, Gifu.

Beautiful and peaceful Takayama.
If you want to go to Japan, somewhere people don’t really go, go to Takayama! Please! Visit this beautiful prefecture! Now! Well, technically it’s in Gifu. :)

Beautiful and peaceful Takayama.

If you want to go to Japan, somewhere people don’t really go, go to Takayama! Please! Visit this beautiful prefecture! Now! Well, technically it’s in Gifu. :)

The sign says “Oyasumi” or “good night” or “holiday”.. either one.. LOL And I’m sorry, I couldn’t read the rest.. my kanji ability is failing me.. T_T
Same little shrine area as photo below.
Photo taken in Takayama, Gifu.

The sign says “Oyasumi” or “good night” or “holiday”.. either one.. LOL And I’m sorry, I couldn’t read the rest.. my kanji ability is failing me.. T_T

Same little shrine area as photo below.

Photo taken in Takayama, Gifu.

Little shrine area for washing your hands and mouth. :) I found this near the ryoukan I was staying in. The weather at that time was so perfect and the environment was simply peaceful.
Photo taken in Takayama, Gifu. 

Little shrine area for washing your hands and mouth. :) I found this near the ryoukan I was staying in. The weather at that time was so perfect and the environment was simply peaceful.

Photo taken in Takayama, Gifu. 

asks:
your photos are beautiful!

Thank you so much!  : )

A manhole cover at Osaka castle. I like this one in particular because of the colors. : )
(And I actually have loads more photos of manhole covers, I wanted to collect all of them and make them into one post. I’ll make sure to do this soon!)

A manhole cover at Osaka castle. I like this one in particular because of the colors. : )

(And I actually have loads more photos of manhole covers, I wanted to collect all of them and make them into one post. I’ll make sure to do this soon!)