Saturday, January 31, 2009


A place to go in mid-winter...perhaps THE place to go* in mid-winter, crossing the Uraga Channel upon the Tokyo Bay Ferry...

Fishing boat in the Uraga Channel
January 25, 2009

Container ship clearing the Uraga Straits before Mt. Fuji
January 25, 2009

(For the record - at this point, Mt. Fuji is 100 kilometers away)

Tobi (Black Kite - Milvus migrans)
January 25, 2009

Amida Nyorai of the Nipponji
January 25, 2009

Rakkan figures in the Nipponji
January 25, 2009

Umineko (Black-tailed Gull - Larus crassirostrus)
above Nokogiriyama
January 25, 2009

All images: MTC
* Unless you are Chris, of course.


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Our Man in Abiko said...

Excellent pics. By the way, Our Man is honoured by the promotion from "friendly blogs" to "Japan politics and society blogs", though he still is friendly. Most of the time.

MTC said...

Our Man in Abiko -

Friendly, yes, with a nasty bite, it has, yes.