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Kyoto l Gion Festival

My thoughts as I pressed today. While change is the only constant, some remain the same. Like Gion Matsuri (祇園祭), the festival of Yasaka Shrine, which dates back to 869. Was happy to be at the most famous festival in Japan when in Kyoto … Continue reading

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Kyoto l Zen

I think I now have a better idea of what zen feels like. For me, it’s that feeling of being at peace with everything – people, things and activities – in spite of what is happening around you.  No expectations from anything, anyone … Continue reading

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Kyoto l Streets

Happy Sunday! Was looking through the photos taken on Day One in Kyoto last night. Looks like there will be a few more presses on them. Here’s the second one. From Kiyomizudera Temple (read Kyoto l I wish I may, I … Continue reading

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Kyoto l I wish I may, I wish I might

I can’t believe that my last press was 10 months ago (wow!), about Kazimierz The Jewish Quarter which I visited last Autumn.  Been venturing nearer home after Eastern Europe – to Bangkok/Hua Hin in Jan, Kyoto/Osaka in Jul and recently Macau/Hong Kong in Sep. Took … Continue reading

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