Hiroshima Peace Park display of handmade paper cranes from visitors from all over the world.
Fushimi Inari Taisha during Golden Week in Kyoto.
The second most popular suicide site in the world felt surprisingly peaceful and serene.
Married couple rocks in the sea off Futami, Mie.
Surrounded by colour in the Wisteria Garden, Nara.
One of the many pagodas within Kiyomizudera, Kyoto.
Smokey offerings at Kiyomizudera, Kyoto
Arrived at Hiroshima to find the streets filled with colourful dancers.
Tokyo Fish Market during the mid morning pack up.
Wrote a finals paper on this New Years decoration, so it was wonderful to finally see. Consisting of Shimenawa braided rope, folded paper, a bitter orange, pine and fern leaves. These decorations are hung above entrance doorways to keep away misfortune and invite the gods of harvest. Ise, Mie Prefecture.
Peaceful moment under the last of the cherry blossoms, Tokyo.
One of the many smaller shrines off a side track from the main Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto.
Jizo statues are protectors of children of the underworld.
The Philosopher’s Walk, Kyoto
Framing the famous Nara wandering deer.
Ota River in Hiroshima comes to life for the 40th Annual Flower Festival.
These magical raccoon dogs are known for shapeshifting, trickery and very large balls.
Every shop displayed the flag of the 42nd G7 Summit.
The recently opened Tokyo Samurai Museum is a private collection of armour. Each helmet represents the wearer’s personality.
Shinjuku Gyoen at the end of the Sakura season, Tokyo
What a gorgeous bridge to welcome us to Kumamoto City.
This garden took generations of the Hosokawa Family over 80 years to build.
Walking up to the entrance of the Itsukushima Shrine on the Island of Miyajima, Japan
Our Junk in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
The last of the miniature bauble-like fireworks on our balcony
The front of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Vietnam
We paddled through the Luon Cave.
It almost looks like its floating.
みやじま Miyajima Island, Japan.
Climbed up to this very high look-out after a refreshing swim in Vietnam
The Dong Hua Men Night Market, Beijing, China