One of the Geisha of Gion performing in the 2010 Gion Odori.
The Isle of Arran viewed from the train from Glasgow down the west coast. We were about level with Prestwick when I took this picture.
Edinburgh’s Olympic Rings at sunset. Not quite sure why we have them, when we’re not exactly hosting, but I liked the light.
Edinburgh Castle viewed from the Salisbury Crags. With thistles. Because This Is Scotland.
Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England.
Parts of this castle have been used for many films, including Harry Potter. It is also still used as a residence by the Duke of Northumberland and his family.
The Gardens of Heijo Kyo, during the 1300th Anniversary celebrations at Nara, Japan.
This place was incredibly beautiful, and seeing the 1300 year old artifacts discovered on the site was amazing.
Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin, Germany, June 2007.