Sunday, 28 December 2008

Friday, 19 December 2008

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

Saturday, 18 October 2008

Sunday, 12 October 2008

Sunday, 28 September 2008

Asuka, Nara 2

And split up in 2 parts to see more details:

Asuka, Nara

Just like at home. You can hardly tell it's Japan!

Monday, 15 September 2008

Sunday, 7 September 2008

What Pho

The reclining Buddha.

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Grand Palace Bangkok


NaiLert Park Hotel Pool

Fantastic garden and good pool to float in.

Found a couple of interesting bugs in the water.


Sunday, 31 August 2008

Phloen Chit Bangkok

10 meters above Asia's most amazing traffic jam.

North Thai Cuisine

Deep fried frog! Mmmh!

Wat Arun Bangkok

Copy-paste-art, Thai-style.

Jim Thompson House Bangkok

Colonial style house of the disappeared Jim Thompson. Worth a visit.

Wat Phra Kaew Bangkok

Made of pure gold and weighs 10 million tons.


All burned away by the heat.

BaiPai Cooking School Bangkok 2

BaiPai Cooking School Bangkok

Mango Tango Bangkok

Mango heaven

NaiLert Park Classic

The iconic Kill Bill and Kung Fu star David Carradine died here?

NaiLert Park Lobby

One symmetric lobby indeed.

Bangkok Wat-something

You can get a massage there.

Friday, 15 August 2008

Umeda / Midousuji 360

Walking along Midousuji.

Umeda 360

Saturday, 9 August 2008

Monday, 9 June 2008

Minou Mountain

Usually teeming with monkeys but not this time.

Monday, 19 May 2008

Open Air Farmhouse Museum

No nails in Japanese woodstructures. :P

And quite cute too!

Crossing Bridges

These always fascinate me!

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Basic Ryokan (hotel)

While you eat in that hall they prepare your futons. :)

Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Wetlands in Hokkaido

Bit underwhelming on the picture but quite exhilarating in reality, especially if you get down into the reeds.

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Lake Mashū, a crater lake

I wonder if the island in the middle is the lava dome.

Monday, 5 May 2008

Io-zan (volcano), 360 degree panorama

Sulphur hangs ominously in the air, even in the nearby villages, and items made out of shiny metal corrode really quickly.

Here is a big version.


Monday, 28 April 2008


Throw your babies into the lava pit on the left.

Osaka Dome, River Harbor

Note the flood gates on the right.

Big version here


Sunday, 27 April 2008

Abandoned Fairground in Tennoji

Reminds me of Spirited Away. Spooky.

Friday, 25 April 2008


3 of them on 3 rivers. There are 2 release mechanisms. A "slow one" for taifuns and a "cut the ropes one" for tsunamis.

Big version is here


Thursday, 24 April 2008