Tag: gardens

Kyoto – Chionin and Shorenin temple and Kyoto streets

Kyoto – Chionin and Shorenin temple and Kyoto streets

Continuing on our walk around we passed some other interesting side streets. Some led to temples (that’s Chionin temple at the end). And some just led to people’s houses. But most of them were lined with lovely sakura. This is part of Chionin.  Although it […]

Hampton court palace

Hampton court palace

A friend is leaving London next week 🙁 so we had a little farewell trip for her. And off we went to Hampton Court Palace. Off we go Although sometimes we got a bit lost. But more heads help! We saw great empty halls With […]

Singapore – Gardens

Singapore – Gardens

Walking into the garden

Gardens and temples

Gardens and temples

Gardens and temples Just a few pictures for now, mostly from Kyoto Waterfall landscape Tranquil bridge A place to contemplate Always good to have a bit of golden distraction Part of a temple complex Bamboo grove More to come!

Himeji castle

Himeji castle

Third stop – Himeji Castle The largest remaining castle in Japan.  Also was not destroyed during the war so is substantially in the same shape it was several hundred years ago. Picture of the castle in the distance while in the inner walls. One wing […]