I snapped this outside a local temple – home to these stunning stone lanterns. The vibrant red gate, grand and intricate, combines subtly with rolling green hills to conjure something uniquely Japanese.
Following on from: alcoholic Christmas trees and colourful cocktail wishes – both taken at my local Shinto temple. To explain the colourful umbrellas, a couple of quotes from my previous posts: “My favourite spot for photos in my Japanese home away from home is the local Shinto temple. Despite its tranquillity and calm there always seems […]
Following on from my last two posts – alcoholic Christmas trees, taken at my local Shinto temple. Instead of in the trees the colourful cocktails umbrellas are mingling with wishes and fortunes, attached hopefully to ritual temple adornments. A bit like in one of my old posts – ‘Wishes’.