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Analogue Adventures – Kagoshima & Sakurajima 1985 – Day 8

All photos taken on May 18, 1985. Awaking to the sunrise over Sakurajima the next morning, we could see what we thought was a bit of morning haze in the air. Little did we know. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Analogue Adventures – Beppu to Kagoshima 1985 – Day 7

All photos taken on May 17, 1985. Awakening on the morning of the 17th, we headed for the station to board our train for Kumamoto, where we would transfer to another train for Kagoshima. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Analogue Adventures – Seto Inland Sea & Beppu 1985 – Day 6

All photos taken on May 16, 1985. When we awoke early the following morning, we were just leaving the port of Takamatsu on the island of Shikoku. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Analogue Adventures – Osaka to Kobe 1985 – Day 5

All photos taken on May 15, 1985. We awoke the next day and continued our Osaka sightseeing before heading to Kobe to board our overnight cruise ship through the Seto Inland Sea. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Osaka 1985 – Day 4

All photos taken on May 14, 1985. May 14 was our day to take the bullet train from Tokyo to Osaka. We took one last look out the window of our hotel and looked at all the white cars in the parking lot. Japanese culture has a saying “The nail that sticks out, gets hammeredContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo to Osaka 1985 – Day 4”

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Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 3

All photos taken on May 13, 1985. Our hotel was located in the Shimbashi district, an area full of freeways and unique buildings. This was our last day in Tokyo and we had lots more to see and do. We soon found our subway station and travelled to… To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively,Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 3”

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 2

All photos taken on May 12, 1985. We awoke the next morning, relieved to find that the world was still there and we were then good with our decision to stay put when the earthquake alarms went off. After breakfast, we set off to see the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno Park. To continue reading,Continue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 2”

Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 1

Photos taken May 11, 1985 (except for the 1st shot over Alaska) After our first visit to Japan in 1982, we were determined to get back for a longer look. We also wanted to do this trip on our own, rather than be herded about within a tour group. I did a lot of researchContinue reading “Analogue Adventures – Tokyo, Japan 1985 – Day 1”

Benji’s Island Vacay

Photos taken from October 9 to 15, 2022. Hey! Benji, the Wonder Dog here. You don’t think I’m gonna let the old coot tell my whole vacation story, do you? I got a voice! I can speak, given arf the chance. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new BlogContinue reading “Benji’s Island Vacay”

Shining

All photos taken on October 13, 2022. Another evening, another sunset. The good news about October, is you do not have to stay up late to see this display. Each night we went down presented a different version. Like a fireplace, no two versions were the same To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, clickContinue reading “Shining”