elf  junction, ink.



Around Town
Hattasan Temple
Kasuisai Temple
Yusanji Temple
Shrines & Temples
Dragon's Nest


Around Town


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 'Small' Spider

This is the first picture that I took from my place in Fukuroi. The spider isn't fully stretched out but notice the 6-inch ruler sitting behind her on the balcony.

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Fukuroi Bridge

This is one of a pair of statues on the main bridge from Fukuroi Station as it crosses into the booming metropolis.

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Green Rows

Tea fields on the road to Hattasan Temple-- as far as the eye can see.

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Asaba Beach

A view from the other side of the Pacific Ocean. This fishing boat is waiting for the surfers to finish an afternoon ride.

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Hustler Wagon

HUSTLE HUSTLING What's wrong with hustling everyday? Oceans? Mountains? No Problem! Handsome boy? That's me!

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Tatami Room

This is my room -- clean and everything. It doesn't change much from this but I'm longing for a bed that the air blows under.

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Living Room

The TV is off to the left. It's nice not to have to sit on my knees on the floor.

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Not bad for three guys - but then John usually likes to keep things neat, neater.

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Back Door

The bridge is for the Shinkansen. All the green in the fields is growing rice.

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Fukuroi Dome

Around the station square stands many small statues but this one takes center stage.

Walk Home

This is the path I take to get home. It should drive you crazy for a little while, but the tunnel is the third image, a tan building is tenth, then the car and buses start it all over again.

September 2000


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