Monday, February 26, 2007

Baby Gloomy!

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Originally uploaded by sleepytako.
Finally won something big from a UFO catcher!

Onsen! Onsen! Onsen!

Sorry, I haven’t been posting very often recently because I’ve been working on a new website/blog about Japanese hotsprings and bathhouses (onsen and sento). During my 1 and a half years here in Japan I’ve been to 55 or so different onsen, mostly here in the Kansai area. Recently I’ve been taking my camera to get a collection of outside photos and collecting addresses for my listing and reviews. Plus I’m writing up sections on the do’s and don’ts, how-to’s, and other advice. Hopefully I’ll have it online sometime soon. Here’s some photos a few of the onsen I’ve recently been to and a link to my Onsen set on flickr.

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Yuyurando Kinokuni

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Futaba Onsen

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Trash ゴミ

My second theme to take photos on will be trash.
Here's some interesting trash I found on a bike ride the other day. Appears to be a VCR and some sort of laser gun.

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Slide and Stair

Digital photography has made my photos too erratic. It's time to start working on a theme. Following what I use to do in the desert I've decided to focus on Japan's rusted infrastructure. Here are two recent photos from the Koyoen area of Nishinomiya.

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Thursday, February 01, 2007