Japan / Summer 2015

 
Eihei-ji (Temple), Fukui Prefecture

Eihei-ji (Temple), Fukui Prefecture

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji

Beautiful artwork covering a ceiling @ Eihei-ji

Beautiful artwork covering a ceiling @ Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji

Lotus flower in Eihei-ji

Lotus flower in Eihei-ji

Sea of Japan at Tojinbo, Fukui Prefecture

Sea of Japan at Tojinbo, Fukui Prefecture

Tea houses dating back to the 19th century in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture

Tea houses dating back to the 19th century in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture

Sweet shop, Kanazawa

Sweet shop, Kanazawa

Pine tree at Kenrokuen, Kanazawa

Pine tree at Kenrokuen, Kanazawa

Kanazawa was full of sophisticated design - loved the textile at the entrance of this building.

Kanazawa was full of sophisticated design - loved the textile at the entrance of this building.

Kanazawa is famous for Kutani ware.

Kanazawa is famous for Kutani ware.

Old tea house, Kanazawa

Old tea house, Kanazawa

At my parents' home. Mom poured chrysanthemum tea for us.

At my parents' home. Mom poured chrysanthemum tea for us.

A shop in Sugamo, Tokyo

A shop in Sugamo, Tokyo

Sarutahiko Shrine, Sugamo, Tokyo

Sarutahiko Shrine, Sugamo, Tokyo

Rice cracker shop in Sugamo, Tokyo - my mom's hometown.

Rice cracker shop in Sugamo, Tokyo - my mom's hometown.