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njm

Living and working in Japan, and getting by..
Not sure what is to come but taking things one step at a time…

Pied Piper of #Koenji #Japan #Awaodori #Streetperformance

Pied Piper of #Koenji 
#Japan #Awaodori #Streetperformance

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How’s this for the “eel-lectric” slide? xD#SumidaAquarium #Japan #SpottedGardenEel #Sealife

How's this for the "eel-lectric" slide?  xD

#SumidaAquarium #Japan #SpottedGardenEel #Sealife

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The spotted garden eel – Individually they’re pretty cute, but when you see a bunch of them together, a little less so.. #SpottedGardenEel #Sealife #Japan #SumidaAquarium

The spotted garden eel - Individually they're pretty cute, but when you see a bunch of them together, a little less so.. #SpottedGardenEel #Sealife #Japan #SumidaAquarium

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The expression on this mini #awaodori performer’s face pretty much mirrored mine when I realised “it’s already #Monday ?” As we get closer to the Awaodori season, I’ll be posting a number of the images I took from last year so.. yeah. Now excuse me, I think I hear some coffee calling my name.. #Japan #ItsMonday #Dance #Streetperformance

The expression on this mini #awaodori performer's face pretty much mirrored mine when I realised "it's already #Monday ?" As we get closer to the Awaodori season, I'll be posting a number of the images I took from last year so.. yeah.  Now excuse me, I think I hear some coffee calling my name.. #Japan #ItsMonday #Dance #Streetperformance

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(I believe that is what the straw hats worn by the dancers are called) in a row

(I believe that is what the straw hats worn by the dancers are called) in a row

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#Amigasa (I believe that is what the straw hats worn by the dancers are called) in a row.
#Awaodori #Japan #Tokyo #Culture #Tradition

after finishing one and heading to another

after finishing one and heading to another

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#Awaodori #dancer after finishing one #performance and heading to another.
#Japan #Tokyo #Toritsukasei #Matsuri #Sunset

? ? By the river side in . Wish I could say that the river color was photoshopped in, but unfortunately it just wasn’t particularly clean – not the kind of water you’d want to swim in :(

? ? By the river side in .  Wish I could say that the river color was photoshopped in, but unfortunately it just wasn't particularly clean - not the kind of water you'd want to swim in :(

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#Heron ? #Stork ? By the river side in #Colombo , #SriLanka . Wish I could say that the river color was photoshopped in, but unfortunately it just wasn’t particularly clean – not the kind of water you’d want to swim in 🙁

Another view of the Playing around a bit with filters, still don’t think I’ll be using them much

Another view of the 
Playing around a bit with filters, still don't think I'll be using them much

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Another view of the #Itsukushima #torii
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at night

at night

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#Itsukushima #torii at night

#Miyajima #Japan #Worldheritage #Reflections