Posts Tagged ‘Minoo’

These shots were taken on the way back from a night walk up to Minoh Falls.  Somehow these shots all remind me of the kinds of dreams that I sometimes have after I’ve eaten a few too many slices of pizza or downed just a little bit too much nihonshu.  All shots taken using a […]

I promise it’s my last Japanese summer post. And then it’s on to the American summer posts. Or perhaps I’ll even engage in the dreaded “double posting” where the past and the present are ping-ponged in a frustrating and completely unintelligible fashion. In any case, my former colleague Tim Gould came to stay with me […]

Of course I’m about three weeks behind on my entries here at troutfactory, but that’s what happens when a new semester begins. In any case, this entry will be the first in a string of entries related to ohanami (blossom-viewing) season. During the beginning of ohanami in Osaka, I took the train up to Minoh […]

sakura tunnel


Here’s a small gallery of photographs taken in Minoh along a beautiful, sakura-lined street that Yumiko took me to see. The trees were in full blossom and the tunnel effect of the branches overhanging the road produced a sense of brilliant snow environment. These trees are so old that many of them are held up […]

On Sunday I went with Richard and Michelle to Minoh Falls, one of the prime spots for watching the momiji turn red in Autumn. Richard and Michelle had another objective, however, since they’’d been up to Minoh Falls plenty of times already — they wanted to see the monkeys. The Minoh monkeys (or ““saru””) happen […]