Category Archives: People and Culture

Streets Of Tokyo: Vending Machine Man

Streets Of Tokyo: Vending Machine Man © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. There’s no other country with so many vending machines. As you can also see here in this picture. A very small alley with nothing in it other than 3 vending machines….

Gap

Gap © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan.

Stranger In The Train

Stranger In The Train © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. I like snapping pictures in the train of strangers. It’s sometimes quite easy in Japan because there are so many people sleeping all the time, like this fella.

Reading And Walking On The Edge

Reading And Walking On The Edge © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Sacco was walking on a dam of the Edogawaka River while reading a book. I took her picture in the meantime.

Firefighters

Firefighters © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. And there they were, fire fighters fighting the fire… In a bush very close to some shelters that homeless people built themselves along the river bank. Since there was no ambulance I assume no-one was hurt!

Shop Owner

Shop Owner © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. This owner of a shop (selling nuts) had an unwelcomed visitor sitting on one of her trays. A pigeon was trying to get some fresh crackers. I saw this and pulled my camera out while the … Continue reading

Streets Of Tokyo: The Guardian

DSC_2343-Bearbeitet © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. I have never seen so many bike like in Tokyo. If all those bikes would be parked on the road, the chaos would be determined. So what to do? How about parking areas for bikes? And … Continue reading

Saizeriya

Saizeriya © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Saizeriya is a restaurant chain devoted to Italian food. The good thing is, that it’s rather cheap and the taste is allright, too.

Ehhh?

Ehhh? © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Japanese people have a funny nature… Everytime if something is either surprising or amazing the people make a particular sound: Ehhh? (stretched out very long)… However, this was set up.