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(courtesy of Bob Crowe)

Wooden funereal totems, Koya San

Megume 'Spectacle Bridge', Nagasaki. (courtesy of Bob Crowe)

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Osore-san bus stop

Caravaneers in Matsushima bay

Altar housing self-made mummy, Tsuruoka

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Inscription associated with the following 
bas relief (on the approach to Yasakuni shrine, Tokyo)

Bas relief commemorating the first Japanese airman to score a kill in aerial combat over Suzhou bringing down American pilot Robert McCawley Short

'O mile' marker
 on Nihonbashi bridge.
Used by mapmakers 
for measuring distances form Tokyo

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Recruitment poster, Himeiji

Famous carving of a sleeping cat, Nikko

Japanese version of 'Big Issue'
 on sale, Kyoto

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Hanayashiki Amusement Arcade,

Bush and Blair's adventure in Iraq? 
Nope! This quagmire is actually one of Beppu's strange bubbling mud pools

Film posters, Rokku, Tokyo

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'Arashiyama in the Rain' - read a translation of Zhou En Lai's poem

Well preserved hands, Tsuruoka

Fungi, Hiraizumi

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Kunio in action
(courtesy Antony Helliwell)

Arashiyama, near Kyoto

Maiko Odori, 
Cherry Blossom Dance

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Private riverside dining, Kyoto
(courtesy of Bob Crowe)

Three Monkeys, Nikko

Plaque commemorating Kyushu's historic 
first public telephone box

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Shinto wedding
(courtesy of Bob Crowe)

Labrador with eyebrows 
(mouseover) -
courtesy of Mark Besford 

Sony girl
(courtesy of Bob Crowe)

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No smoking notice
(courtesy of Bob Crowe)

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Trips for 2006...

Japan - the Land of the Rising Sun

Japan - the Narrow Road to the Deep North

Mongolia - a trek through the land of the Khans

Tibet - Mount Kailash and the Kingdom of Guge

Russia - a trek amidst the Shaman of the Siberian Altai

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