at 4:30am, the sky is very bright - 405 views
at 4:30am, the sky is very bright
this is the view from my hotel window - 387 views
this is the view from my hotel window
IMG_7439.JPG - 373 views
IMG_7440.JPG - 398 views
IMG_7441.JPG - 401 views
this is my compact, miniature bathroom in the hotel - 462 views
this is my compact, miniature bathroom in the hotel (2c)
at minami-sho, one of my schools, we cooked tempura and soba - 487 views
at minami-sho, one of my schools, we cooked tempura and soba
IMG_7446.JPG - 416 views
in gyoda, there is a field of lotus blossoms that was accidentally unearthed after lying dormant for 3,000 years - 436 views
in gyoda, there is a field of lotus blossoms that was accidentally unearthed after lying dormant for 3,000 years
IMG_7448.JPG - 385 views
IMG_7449.JPG - 380 views
IMG_7450.JPG - 386 views
lotus bud - 442 views
lotus bud (1c)
IMG_7453.JPG - 412 views
IMG_7454.JPG - 369 views
gyoda observational tower - 346 views
gyoda observational tower
IMG_7456.JPG - 380 views
IMG_7457.JPG - 383 views
IMG_7458.JPG - 383 views
IMG_7460.JPG - 381 views
nichole, peter, and kocho-sensei - 336 views
nichole, peter, and kocho-sensei
IMG_7462.JPG - 395 views
a 360-degree view of gyoda - 385 views
a 360-degree view of gyoda
IMG_7465.JPG - 356 views
IMG_7466.JPG - 359 views
IMG_7467.JPG - 378 views
lots of rice fields, ne? - 402 views
lots of rice fields, ne?
and still more - 359 views
and still more
IMG_7470.JPG - 346 views
IMG_7471.JPG - 338 views
IMG_7473.JPG - 358 views
IMG_7474.JPG - 349 views
IMG_7475.JPG - 382 views
IMG_7476.JPG - 360 views
IMG_7477.JPG - 319 views
IMG_7478.JPG - 312 views
IMG_7479.JPG - 340 views
IMG_7480.JPG - 335 views
lotus of a different variety - 379 views
lotus of a different variety
kofun, ancient burial mounds. gyoda is famous for them - 454 views
kofun, ancient burial mounds. gyoda is famous for them (1c)