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Autumn Has Arrived in Tokyo

November 23, 2010

Today, Tuesday November 23rd, was a public holiday in Japan (Labor Day according to my work calendar), so I took the day off to go to a flea market in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo.  While the flea market was big, neat and had tons of great stuff, I actually spent a lot more of my time walking around the park and enjoying the changing leaves.  So without anymore exposition, here are the pictures I took during that walk.

Tree tops, a green sandwich.

Through the trees

The ground through a lot of areas of the park was covered in a blanket of gold leaves.

A little girl exploring the park.

Saving some for later.

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8 Comments
  1. Jen Murphy permalink
    November 23, 2010 11:11 pm

    Beautiful, looks like upstate NY about 2 months ago.
    Love your blog, keep it up!

    Jen

  2. Katie Murphy permalink
    November 27, 2010 10:18 am

    Wow!! What an amazing view!! The trees don`t look much different than ours here in New York. How long are you going to stay there and teach?

    Katie

    • November 27, 2010 11:38 am

      Thanks! I have a 1 year contract and the school year here ends on March 17th. so I’ll be heading back to the US shortly after that.

  3. Mom permalink
    November 29, 2010 12:02 pm

    Jon, your pictures are beautiful. I would love to frame some of them!

  4. Bobby permalink
    December 9, 2010 9:58 am

    Nice shots! these are done with the canon point and shoot???

    • December 9, 2010 4:05 pm

      Nope, I actually recently bought the Canon 550d/T2i/Kiss X4.

      • Bobby permalink
        December 9, 2010 11:25 pm

        Nice, i’m actually looking at the same camera! What lens? The HD video is supposed to be amazing as well.

      • December 10, 2010 3:35 pm

        Haha, nice! I got the 18-55mm kit lens, which is decent, albeit cheapo. The video is definitely amazing, but would be even better with a good lens.

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