Japan’s World heritage sites 日本の世界遺産

It’s been quite a dry spell recently, photographically.  I seem to be in quite a slump shooting in Hong Kong.  I’ve tried heading to different parts and even using different camera formats to try and break out of it, but for the most part, when I am out, the camera hardly leaves the bag.  Part … More Japan’s World heritage sites 日本の世界遺産

Nikko 日光

My second day trip was north into Tochigi prefecture to visit the shrine/temple complex of Nikko.  Nikko is the resting place of the shogun who began the Tokugawa shogunate, Tokugawa Ieyasu and his grandson Iemitsu. The main precincts of Nikko are primarily Shinto but Nikko was established in 766 by the construction of Rinno-ji.  The … More Nikko 日光