View of the misty Tama river.
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
We went to the Inokashira park at the weekend. Most of the park is given over to a small zoo. There is a squirrel enclosure where hundreds of these cute little creatures are free to run around. There were record high temperatures and it was just too hot for this one!
Sunday, July 06, 2008
This one, of the open road sums it up quite nicely.
This is Mt Rausu on the Shiretoko peninsula
Oshinkoshin waterfall on the Shiretoko peninsula
This is one of several very beautiful butterflies we saw
And this was the huge octopus we saw when diving off the coast of Shiretoko, Sea of Ohkotsk.
(My thanks to our very able instructor for taking the photo of us)
If you'd like to pop over to Flickr you can see some more of the photos we took.
It was quite a shock to come back to Tokyo and see more people on the subway on the way back from the airport than we had seen for the whole two weeks previously.