Saturday, November 13, 2010

Japanese gardening

Here's what we did on our other day off, the last one before Allan got himself into a regular tattooing marathon.

In our quest to see something we hadn't seen before (which, after this many years of visiting, can be hard even in a seemingly never ending city like Tokyo) we went to Rikugien Garden.
It was a nice, little garden and very easy to find from JR Komagome St.
It was not as big and impressive as my usual hangout, but it was a nice place to enjoy some afternoon sun.

Still in Koenji, this rules
Mmmmmmoss, on the way from the station
I do enjoy taking pictures against the sun, even though my dad thinks i shouldn't
More moss
"Today on trees that wears belts..."
Wedding pictures
Ishidoro
Magical bridge i was not allowed to walk on
Magical bridge i was allowed to walk on
Magical path
Sorry dad
I'd bought myself a tiny piece of cake at the station
The box came with a little cooling device
Ok, it doesn't look that tiny when i hold it like that
But it really was... see?
A cousin of the plant i keep at the shop
Dinner at a local Izakaya later that day... we love renkon chips... a lot

5 comments:

  1. Mos er hyggeligt og virker de der bælter slankende på de træer, eller er det bare mig? Og modlysbilleder kan blive SÅ flotte!

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  2. oh japan...love living vicariously through your blog....xoxo

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  3. There was so much magic in those gardens!!! I wonder where the Wizards who made the gardens went to school. hmmmm...

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  4. gosh I am totally loving the bridges....deep sigh! magical :)

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  5. I love coxy corner and these photos are just wonderful!

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