Thursday, June 15, 2006

"Temples, Here, There, (Nearly) Everywhere!"

Just when I had thought that the area I had decided to walk through in quest of a temple (marked on my map) was going to be completely nondescript, Tokyo came through for me - as it generally has on such a walk.  There were several small shrines and temples along the way; a factory I didn't know about, a small shop making the increasingly rare tatami mats; a river; and... um... a few other things!  This has long been the attraction of Tokyo for me - if you begin a multi-hour trek through this mega-city, all sorts of things come up seemingly at random.  Zoning?  What's that?

Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon

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