two excellent restaurants in Turin
Italy

Two excellent restaurants in Turin

Miranda

The reason why we went to Turin in Italy this time was only to participate the Photomarathon. But of course we got hungry. Piedmont where Turin is is well known for its good foods, as many places in Italy. So we looked up the good restaurants in the internet and booked the … Continued »

participating the Photomarathon, this time in Turin
Italy

Participating the Photomarathon, this time in Turin

Miranda

Following the Photomarathon in Milan in June, we joined another one in Turin, because we enjoyed it so much in Milan, though we did not win any prizes. As before, we got together at 9 am and did registration, received the blue Tshirt, and so on. And at 10 am, they announced … Continued »

great fun in the indoor swimming pool
Chiba

Great fun in the indoor swimming pool

Miranda

The last event we had during our stay in Japan this time was the overnight visit in Kamogawa in Chiba prefecture. The hotel we stayed was ‘Kamogawa Spa Hotel Mikazuki’ which is the sister hotel of the famous Ryugujo Spa Hotel Mikazuki where the previous Governor of Tokyo “had a stuff meeting … Continued »

visiting a sake brewery again
Japan

Visiting a sake brewery again

Miranda

Niigata in Japan is famous for its sake. You cannot leave here without visiting a sake brewery or two. We visited one in the past when we came here a few years ago and we enjoyed it very much. This time we went to the brewery called Imadaitsukasa listed in our guide … Continued »

Santa Lucia Hill
Chile

Santa Lucia Hill

Miranda

Santiago of Chile started at the foot of Santa Lucia Hill of this photo. The Spanish conqueror, Pedro de Valdivia declared the foundation of this city on the 12th February in 1541. After that he built a church, a court, a prison, a town hall and so on quickly and from here, … Continued »

Ann from Tharau
Klaipeda

Ann from Tharau

Miranda

There is an old town in Klaipeda in Lithuania where there are rows of mid 18th century houses. The stones on the pavement are so uneven that it was difficult to walk there. The centre of this town is Theatre Square. The statue of this photo is Ann, standing in the centre … Continued »

Eccentric “Swan Lake”
England

Eccentric “Swan Lake”

Miranda

“Swan Lake” is a masterpiece of classical ballet, but many people including Matthew Bourne have vreated original works using this story and music. This time I saw one called “Swan Lake Reloaded” danced in the style of street dance. It was amazing! The basic story is “Swan Lake”, but the swans are … Continued »

Excursion to Nara
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Miranda Friends
Excursion to Nara
This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. During my stay in Osaka we decided to go to Nara for one day. Nara was the first capital of Japan. It took us almost one hour to get there by train. This town did not get damaged during the World War II and the antique Japan ... Continued »
Accessory of leaves
accessories
Accessories
Accessory of leaves
I found this accessory in the main street in Alberobello, southern Italy.These are real leaves and gold and silver are on top of it to make it solid.The name of the shop is Trulli D'Argento.The father and the son have a shop each in the street.This leaf accessory is made by the son ... Continued »
Emirates airlines
airlines
Airlines
Emirates airlines
Emirates is an airline based at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to the company’s official website, On 25th October 1985, Emirates flew its first routes out of Dubai with just two aircraft. It often happens that flag carrier companies get state aids, but the government of Dubai has given only initial ... Continued »
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