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Fushimi Inari in Kyoto

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Sakura in Bloom – Cherry Blossoms in Japan

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Hiroshima and Miyajima

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Kobe Ropeway

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Pictures from Japan

It’s been absolute ages since my year abroad, but I still hold many special memories of that time. I love looking at old pictures and remembering where I took them and what was going on at the time. In this … Continue reading

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The Sun in Pictures

So here comes another picture post, dedicated to the sun in various shapes and forms. I know some people don’t like heavily back-lit pictures, but I am quite fond of them…    Pictures 1- 4 and 7 taken in Japan … Continue reading

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Food and Cooking

Next to Knitting, Cooking is also one of those hobbies I never thought I’d have. When I was younger I was quite a difficult eater. Didn’t like this, didn’t like that and never wanted to try new things! And then … Continue reading

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Memories of the Night

As I tried to convey with my post about cities at night, I believe there is something very special about the hours of darkness. I like walking in general, but a walk at night still holds a certain fascination for … Continue reading

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Year Abroad in Japan – 5 Great Temples I’ve Visited

(The pictures were all taken by me. They aren’t my “artiest” shots, but I still hope they give a good impression of the temples and their surroundings.) Kiyomizudera 清水寺 My University in Japan was in Kobe, so it was only natural for … Continue reading

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The Teachings of a Year Abroad

As part of my language University course I spent a year in Japan. Nine months, to be precise. What an incredibly exciting time! I was an exchange student at Konan University in Kobe, where we got to study Japanese pretty … Continue reading

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