Urumchi

A great time at the market in Urumchi

We went to Urumchi by bus from Turpan in China. Again the bus was a clunker and it took about 5 hours. On the way, I saw the scar from the flood…

Turpan

Sightseeing tour in Turpan

On the third day in Turpan, the town in Xinjiang in China, we had the sightseeing tour with the minibus driver whom we had met on the first day. We were staying…

Lombardy

Unusual Photomarathon in Italy

Because we like taking photos, we have taken part in Photomarathons many times. A Photomarathon is a kind of photo competition, taking photos in one day, in accordance with the themes they…

Noto Peninsula

Wajima Onsen

On the first day in Noto Peninsula in Japan, we stayed in the ryokan (Japanese style hotel) called Yshio, which was booked by my family. The room had western style beds, which…

Japan

The old part of Tokyo

People go to Kyoto to see the old Japan, but there are still some old parts left in Tokyo, too. This is a picture of one old house in Shibamata area. In winter,…

miranda-friends
Miranda Friends

The Meijijingu

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. In this photo you can see Meiji shrine, one of the most important and typical tourist destination in Tokyo. It is always full of foreign tourists but...
shopping
Shopping

Pendant of the Byzantine Era

This is the pendant I bought in Lefkara village in Cyprus. This village is famous for its lace making, but their silverwork has got a long history, too. Once upon a time,...
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...
food
Food

had a rest at a herb garden

On the day when we took a taxi to tour around Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan, we passed lunch time without noticing, so instead of having a proper lunch, we had a...
hotels
Hotels

A fine hotel

We stayed at Central Park Hotel in Sighisoara in Romania, which is located just outside of the wall. It is a very nice hotel. According to the leaflet in the room, this...
food
Restaurants

A Trendy Street in Milan

This is a view of Corso Como in Milan. A very trendy street with a fashionable shop and restaurant at No.10. I had a sophisticated lunch there with a friend of mine. It...
food
Food

had a rest at a herb garden

On the day when we took a taxi to tour around Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan, we passed lunch time without noticing, so instead of having a proper lunch, we had a...
transports
Transports

to Pescara via Rome

  We went to Pescara, a seaside town on the Adriatic Sea in the middle of Italy. Pescara is in Abruzzo. We have already been to many places in Italy, but it was...