Tahoto Pagoda on Miyajima Island (Itsukushima)

Miyajima Island (Officially known as Itsukushima) is a beautiful and magical place. Miyajima itself translates to shrine island and to the local people it is seen as the island of the gods. To get to Miyajima you have to take a short ferry ride from Hiroshima and cross the sea. For a short moment in time it

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The Palace of Westminster

On a cloudy afternoon while strolling by the Houses of Parliament, the lighting was good and the scene was ripe for a snapshot. I must admit that this building has become an iconic reminder of London in the United Kingdom. Where ever I go in London, few buildings have such a magnificent impact. But although

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Down a street in Asakusa Tokyo

From my trip to Japan, this was a street we walked down one late night in Asakusa, Tokyo. If you like old Japan, Asakusa is one of the best places for a first time visitors. Asakusa is a tourist attraction with various temples and many old style buildings. But it seems that recently, many more

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A view of Lake Travis

A view of Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. While visiting my cousins in Austin Texas, we had an opportunity to visit Lake Travis with a terraced view from the restaurant Oasis. At the time (December 2014), there was a drought warning for Austin. The water level for Lake Travis was low and you could see

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A moment inside Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral is an extraordinary place to visit. This ancient building that is hundreds of years old leaves such an impression on the tourist or pilgrim who lays their eyes upon it’s beauty. In this moment in time you see a small glimpse of a corridor lit up late in the Parisian afternoon. This

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A Road in Arashiyama, Kyoto

It’s like looking into an old photograph of a time long long ago. Somewhere, along a road in Arashiyama, Kyoto I froze a moment for posterity. Perhaps I was motivated by the rickshaws in the distance or simply the stone wall along the road, but whatever the motivation was, it lead to a nice picture.

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