Jennifer Patience's PhotoBlog

I arrived in Siem Reap first thing in the morning and of course was hurried into making arrangements to visit the temples. You do get a good deal however on…

Wandering around and through Miyajima's shrine it suddenly became interesting to see the priests getting ready for something… Certain rooms in the shrine had…

At low tide you can see very well the structure of the shrine complete with ‘legs’ and here shot against the mountains rather than the sea gives it a totally…

The beautiful torii gate is one of the archetypal images of historic Japan and the reason why Miyajima island is such a popular place to visit. The real name of…

Miyajima island is about an hour away from Hiroshima. One great thing about having the JR rail pass is that it includes JR ferry routes so it couldn't have…

The Ninomaru garden makes up part of the Nijo Castle grounds. The Ninomaru (Outer Citadel) palace is fascinating as it was where the Shogun lived and so is set…

All around the grounds of Nijo Castle [en.wikipedia.org] I found trees still blossoming. This one I think is Somei Yoshino - a five petaled flower.

My first view of the spring blossom in Japan. Walking around the city on the evening I arrived, I came across a little stream that ran parallel to the river and…

I have a 5th floor apartment with a great view of the city and local mountain. When there is a sunset like this, having a clear view of the sky is just the…

An old photograph, from 2006 in New Zealand, just recently retrieved from the archive (^^). I visited Lake Matheson in the South Island and followed the walking…

The merlion.. Singapore's mascot and symbol has the head of a lion and body of a fish. This one is found in Merlion Park near the CBD and there are a few…

There are so many things I like about this photograph… the tower blocks that look like a cluster of mushrooms next to the river… the not-often-seen view of a…

How Glamorous^^ I didn't go inside… just walked around the edges, listened to the crunch of the gravel as cars dropped off and picked up their passengers, and…

Another view from the top of Borobudur [photoblog.com] and on such a beautiful day you can really appreciate the lush green environment… a pleasant break from…

After a hard day of learning to dive^ it was nice to take a walk along the beach to one of the cafes for a chilled dinner or drink. Around the bay area here…

We had passed across the border overnight and our view the next morning had changed dramatically from barren, arid desert to mountains and snow. Every time we…

The great thing about wandering around small Italian cities is that when you have covered the ‘main events’: cathedral, leaning tower… you discover much more…
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