• Japan
  • Takahata-Fudo

    In collecting my shuin templte stamps (御朱印帳). I went to a large temple complext just a few stations down the road called Takahata-fudo (高幡不動). The large complex has a large forested area in the back that has 88 small stone statues, known as go-jisho-san (ご地蔵さん) in Japanese. This is the same number as the 88 […]

  • Day-to-Day
  • Roses in Yoyogi Park

    The weather in mid-May tends to be ideal for bicycle commuting in Tokyo. Daytime temperatures are in the mid-20s and it is not too cold in the early morning. I left the house at about 6h30 and rode the hour and 10 minutes into work. Along the way I passed through Yoyogi park and was […]