This is a journal of Alan and Louise traveling from Japan through Russia to Frankfurt.
Follow us for images and updates along the way from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg on the Trans Siberian Railroad.
Southeast of Kyoto is the Imari Shrine.
A train ride on warm day northwest of Kyoto to the mysterious bamboo forest
Open air markets are great places to see local faces.
Enjoying a day walking around the Gion neighborhood of Kyoto.
Here is a hint to the next destination
An important part of a photo trip is getting a good camera, charging the batteries and getting plenty of RAM memory.
An important aspect of travel if you’re a bald man is a good hat for the sun.
It is a good idea to have a cap with your hometown on it.
First rule of adventure travel is to pack as light as you can.