B-Sides: Streets of Sendai

B-Sides: Streets of Sendai

When I make a post, there’s usually some kind of general theme or timeframe that ends up grouping the images into some kind of coherent collection, but there’s always orphans of that process. I’ll invariably end up with a few odd shots here and there...
Rinnou-Ji Temple

Rinnou-Ji Temple

On one of Sendai’s many hillsides, there’s a very pleasant temple by the name of Rinno-ji. Mary and I wandered up there last autumn and loved the quiet stroll up the bamboo-lined steps as well as the gardens on the temple grounds.   Straight off the...
Exploring Sendai: Expedition 03

Exploring Sendai: Expedition 03

What a weird, busy week. Every day I thought it would be the day to get that “big” post I’ve been working on done and up, but every time the day had evaporated before I knew it. Where is all the time going? Anyway, I’ll be damned if I’m...
Exploring Sendai by Bike: Expedition 02

Exploring Sendai by Bike: Expedition 02

Another group of random images from another random bike ride last autumn. Most of these were taken in the Hachiman area of Sendai. Check out the design on this awesome crosswalk/traffic light! These were scattered around a couple neighborhoods in town and I loved...
I Miss Eating Marbo-Yakisoba

I Miss Eating Marbo-Yakisoba

For the most part, every town in Japan has at least a couple quasi-official “signature foods” that they’re famous for. Sometimes it’s a genuine fame, such as Sendai’s Gyuutan (beef tongue) or Kumamoto’s Basashi (raw horse), either...

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