Trip to Japan

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Trip to Japan

  1. 1. Robin Navel May 17 – 26, 2007
  2. 2. Osaka <ul><li>First glimpse of Japan upon arrival. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kyoto <ul><li>One of many ancient temples in Kyoto. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Kyoto <ul><li>Budhdist templle. Small buddha statues with red bibs on them. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kyoto <ul><li>Joseph (my son) & Azusa (was son’s girlfriend, now wife) in front of house in Kyoto. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Kyoto <ul><li>Temple set in mountain. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Kyoto <ul><li>Giant Buddha towering over building. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hiroshima <ul><li>A-Bomb building. Only structure left standing exactly as it sat after atomic bomb hit on Aug. 6, 1945. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hiroshima <ul><li>Children’s Peace Monument. Saduko, young girl exposed to A-Bomb , died of cancer several years later. Paper origami cranes still being sent to recognize and pray for children who died and for peace. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Hiroshima <ul><li>Joseph & me . A-Bomb memorial park. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Osaka <ul><li>Shopping somewhere in Osaka. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Nara <ul><li>Deer everywhere in city park follow ing people around, begging for food WARNING! They will never stop following you if you feed them!!! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Nara <ul><li>Supposed to be worlds largest wooden structure. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Nara <ul><li>Azusa going through hole same size as nostril of huge Buddha in temple. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Nara <ul><li>Made it to other side!!! </li></ul>
  16. 16. Tokyo <ul><li>From hotel window. </li></ul><ul><li>34.5 million people!!! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Tokyo <ul><li>Taken in park on emperor palace grounds. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Tokyo <ul><li>Sign says “Do not let your dog loose. Do not leave the droppings of your dog.” </li></ul>
  19. 19. Tokyo <ul><li>Area called “Electric City”. Gamers paradise. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Tokyo <ul><li>Fortunes are hung with hopes. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Memphis <ul><li>Weary travelers back in USA. </li></ul>

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