Buddies, Bubbles and Blossoms

All photos taken on May 28, 2022. The entire time we were away on our trip to the West Coast, we lamented the fact that we would miss blossom time on our Schubert Chokecherry. We needn’t have worried, as our the tree was full on blossoms, 2 days after we got home. To continue reading,Continue reading “Buddies, Bubbles and Blossoms”

Friends are Forever

All photos taken on May 12, 2022. Our first full day in Vancouver was a bit of a mixed bag. We did lots of walking, as evidenced by my first two posts. This post deals with the bits and pieces of a rather full day. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here toContinue reading “Friends are Forever”

End of an Era

Photos taken on a variety of dates. It is indeed a sad day and the end of an era. After 18 years in business on Whyte Avenue, our favourite restaurant, Langano Skies (Ethiopian cuisine) closed their doors to guests on June 19/22. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to newContinue reading “End of an Era”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Tokyo Finale

All photos taken September 22, 2009. Our time in Japan was rapidly winding down, but Kunika and Mas still had plans for our remaining time. After Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, we walked back to the Tokyo Dome. It seems Kunika and Masa’s first date was at a baseball game here and the rest, as they say,Continue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Tokyo Finale”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Koishikawa Korakuen Garden,

All photos taken on September 22, 2009. The Koishikawa Kōrakuen is a large urban park in the Koishikawa neighborhood of Bunkyo in Tokyo. The Japanese garden dates from the early Edo period and is one of three surviving daimyō gardens of the many that were created during that period, the others being the Rikugi-en and the Hama-Rikyu gardens To continue, pleaseContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Koishikawa Korakuen Garden,”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Odaiba, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay. Access is via the Rainbow Bridge from central Tokyo. Odaiba was initially built in this area for defensive purposes in the 1850s. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Akihabara Electric Town, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Akihabara is a common name for the area around Akihabara Station in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo. The area mainly belongs to the Sotokanda and Kanda-Sakumacho administration districts in Chiyoda. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

All photos taken September 21, 2009. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, also referred to as Tochō for short, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which governs the special wards, cities, towns, and villages that constitute the Tokyo Metropolis. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shinjuku, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Shinjuku is a special ward in Tokyo. It is a major commercial and administrative centre, housing the northern half of the busiest railway station in the world, Shinjuku Station and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the administration centre for the government of Tokyo. As of 2018, the ward hadContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shinjuku, Tokyo”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shingo Tour Day 2

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Yesterday, Shingo had let us know that we still had one more action packed day ahead of us. To save time on this busy day, we were going to meet him at Shinjuku station. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new BlogContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shingo Tour Day 2”

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