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Shizuoka Mountains I

Shizuoka Mountains I © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Shizuoka, Japan. In the foreground there are typical green tea plants. One of the major “industries” in this region is the green tea production.

Streets Of Tokyo: In Koiwa © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. One of the houses I pass everday and even though not visible here, a very strange one. It’s between two parking areas and very narrow.

Sunset in Koiwa

Sunset in Koiwa © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. The sun sets in Koiwa, Tokyo as viewed from a little dam next to the river. In the distance there’s the Tokyo Sky Tree still under construction and if my opinion is of any relevance: It’s … Continue reading

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 Hidden Girl: Ya Bet!

The Hidden Girl: Ya Bet! © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Like the previous picture with the man on his chain, this picture shows the same location: The East Exit of the Shinjuku Station. There was a horse race on the big screen, where nearly only men … 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

Ainokura III

Ainokura III © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Ainokura, Japan. A gassho house is unfocused behind these flowers.

Samurai District

Samurai District © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Kanazawa, Japan. Large-scale reorganization of the samurai areas took place in 1611. Areas had been ordained by income, and as the total income of the domain had increased fourfold in the past couple of decades, there was some … Continue reading

Ainokura II

Ainokura II © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Ainokura, Japan. See here for Ainokura I

Ainokura I

Ainokura © 2010 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Ainokura, Japan. The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The site is located in the Shogawa river valley stretching across the border of Gifu and Toyama Prefectures in northern Japan. … Continue reading