I've looked through all of the 1000 plus photos I took last year and found my favorite 30 shots. The pictures in this group contain more photos from my trip to Kyushu, and some day trips to places in Hyogo. This is the third and last set. All of the photos were ordered by date oldest to newest.
Chairs at a station along the Ibuski-Makurasaki line in Kagoshima.
A store in Makurasaki, Kagoshima pref.. Perhaps my favorite place I went to in Japan this year. Also this is perhaps my favorite photo of the year.
A bridge in Jigenji park in Kagoshima city, Kagoshima pref..
The small family garden and shed at my wife's relative's house. Tamba, Hyogo pref.
A shoe shop in Okayama city, Okayama pref..
A sign in Tsuyama station. Tsuyama, Okayama pref.
First year students doing group exercises during Sports Day. Nishinoimya, Hyogo pref.
A wall in Amagasaki, Hyogo pref..
A sign telling us to be careful with fire in a park. Sasayama, Hyogo pref.
An old storefront along a Sasayama shopping street. Hyogo pref.
So there they are. My favorite photos of the last year. You can see them all at the Best Of 2009 set on my flickr. Thanks for looking!