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October 10, 2013
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Afternoon in Port Angeles

Port Angeles is a small city on the northern side of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. It might actually be the largest city on …

October 5, 2013
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Remnants of the Aoba Castle (青葉城)

One afternoon, my culture class went to see the Aoba Castle remains. I only have a few photos of the place, so I’m going to …

October 3, 2013
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Akiu Great Falls (Akiu Otaki 秋保大滝)

I visited Akiu Great Falls twice during my stay in Japan – once in autumn and once in summer – and spent some time in …

September 20, 2013
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Culture Class Goes To Mount Izumigatake (泉ヶ岳)

I was enrolled in a Japanese Culture class at Tohoku University while staying in Sendai. We had a little field trip one Sunday to visit …

September 12, 2013
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Composing Ballard Locks

One morning, I went to Ballard Locks to practice composition… Date: 2013-07-21 Sunday Location: Ballard Locks in Seattle, WA The official name of the Locks …

September 5, 2013

Day Trip to Mount Zao in Autumn (蔵王山)

Preface I went to Mount Zao (蔵王山), where I saw the famous Okama Crater, magnificent autumn foliage scenery, a beautiful (small) waterfall, experienced dipping in …

July 22, 2013

Matsushima Bay Cruise and Zuiganji Temple Visit (松島)

Preface For my first time visiting Matsushima, named one of Japan’s Top Three Views, I took the Matsushima Bay Cruise, and visited the famous Zuiganji …

July 6, 2013

Seattle July 4th Fireworks 2013

I thought a while about what my first post should be. Finally decided that it should be about something in my current city, and 4th …