Tag: Tokyo

Visiting Tokyo’s Sensoji Temple

So when we left off telling you about our trip to Japan we had just gotten off the Sumida River water bus at the Akasuka stop. From there we were walking to Sensoji, one of Tokyo’s most venerable Buddhist Temples. Alas, it was still raining.

Riding the Tokyo Water Bus

So where were we? Oh right, Judy and I had just gotten on the Tokyo Water Bus at the Hama Rikyu Garden stop. We decided we would take the Sumida River Line to Asakusa, then get off and walk to the Sensoji Temple.

Yanaka Cemetery, Tokyo

Greetings from Tokyo


Tokyo Strolls: Signs of Confusion

Let’s take a couple more walks around Tokyo, shall we?

Tokyo Strolls: Kitchenware Town

Like many of you, I’ve been more or less glued to my laptop all day, checking news stories and social media regarding the most recent illegal and immoral actions by the Trump administration. I debated with myself about writing a post on a fairly frivolous topic, but decided in the end that a little diversion …

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

The first garden we visited in Tokyo was Koishikawa Korakuen.

Tokyo Tower

First thing we did when we got to Japan last August was visit the Tokyo Tower and, more importantly, meet my nephew and his family. The nephew has lived in Japan since college. He was nice enough to meet us at our hotel and guide us through the Tokyo subways to the spot where we …

Field of Orange Cosmos

Field of tall orange Cosmos at Hamarikyu Gardens in Tokyo. Leaving for the airport in a few hours. Sorry to leave, but eager to see our garden at home.

Koishikawa Stroll Garden, Tokyo

Wondering where I’ve been? Well, here’s a woodland scene from the Koishikawa Stroll Garden, a 15 acre garden in central Tokyo that goes back almost 400 years. More to come.