Category Archives: Buildings and Items

Streets Of Tokyo: The Greenhouse Effect

Streets Of Tokyo: The Greenhouse Effect © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. The Greenhouse effect is resonsible for a higher amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere because the postman (as seen on the motorbike in the background) has more problems to find the slot for the letter … Continue reading

The View From The Landmark-Tower

The View From The Landmark Tower © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Yokohama, Japan. What looks almost like a film-foto from the old analog times is rather a slightly blurred digital shot converted into black and white. However, this may be caused by the distance between object and lens. The … Continue reading

Lake House

Lake House © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Kamakura, Japan. An old temple complex (name still to be added later on) where monks still nowadays perform the Zen-Buddhism.

Jizo Army

Jizo Army © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Kamakura, Japan. The Hase-Shrine in Kamakura holds a number of Jizos of various sizes. These are just a few.

Streets Of Tokyo: Edo Museum Space Ship

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Taken in Tokyo, Japan. The Edo Museum in Ginza looks very much like a space ship. Especially in constrast with that young lady the size of the building and also its architecture are “out of ratio”.

Streets Of Tokyo: Ginza

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Taken in Tokyo, Japan. A couple was just alone in front of that interesting building’s wall in the very crowded Ginza-Area.

Streets Of Tokyo: Shinjuku

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Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Yesterday Sacco and I were looking for a bookshop in Shinjuku. We even found one but after all not the book I was looking for. It’s a historical book about the Meiji-era in Tokyo called “Japan … Continue reading

Koiwa

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Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Koiwa is a part of Edogawa-ku. One of the 23 wards in Tokyo. It is furthermore the part of the city I live in. It is a typical living district with only a few tourists and … Continue reading

Streets Of Tokyo: The Sleeping Man And His Dream

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Taken in Tokyo, Japan. A man sleeping in front of a closed cafe. Only the tables and chairs remain outside along with the man. It seems that his dream has left its body and is now discovering the area.