These were the morning crowds heading into downtown Tokyo. This was the Shinagawa Station across from our hotel.
The crowds were there, but not quite as intense as I'd thought they might be.
We, momentarily, became close friends . .
Not sure exactly what it was, but it sure would look neat as a replacement for our front door at home.
It started out for Maureen and Kay, as a simple rental of umbrellas.
Mary gave up, but Kay and Maureen came along and dragged me off before the authorities did.
I took this one because I liked the way the light was working on the people.
I'm sure that there was a good reason for this staircase.
Mary and Maureen plotting something.
Being able to just
He didn't think that it was a very good idea either.
Thank heavens for English
"You Are Here"
Patricia pointing the way to . .
Just because I had to
We're not lost again, it's over there . .
Early security guard. He didn't seem to notice that someone had stolen his bow string . .
Two young gentlemen eventually came to their rescue.
We enjoyed the marvelous exhibit of statues and paintings. I really don't need to comment on all of them, just enjoy them.
Sorry, I couldn't help myself. What actually attracted me was her whole outfit and the colour of her hair vs. her shoes. Study in pseudo-pink.
walk around her, made her even more interesting to me.
I would have loved to have photographed her with different types of lighting.
It was a rainy day, but the grounds were well worth viewing in spite of the weather.
Including people, adds a bit of interest to shots on a dull day.
Subway & train systems in Tokyo, albeit vast, are so well documented, that you could easily find your way anywhere . . almost.
A tad more complex than Toronto . .
lie on the luggage rack to take these photos was only a coincidence
Common factor in most museums and galleries around the world - the shops and restaurants are always free
I think she was phoning the umbrella manufacturer for a copy of the user guide. You'll see more of her further on.
Told you she'd be back. That's Mary watching me watching the young lady watching me taking her picture while reporting me to the authorities as a potential stalker.
There were a lot of college-age students in the gallery, but they were more interested in taking photos of the architectural features of the gallery than the actual art work. I suspect that they were architectural students.
All of the works had descriptive notes, but I thought it too laborious to photograph them all. Fortunately Mary did with her photos, so we can always go back to hers to see who did what.
I really do wish I could have found out who did this particular work.
This young lady was also quite taken with her.
When I'm shooting photos like this, it's always great if I can have somebody close by so you can get an idea of the actual size of the work.
It was all that I could do not to push that really big, red button.
It had that North Korean look about it.
Most of the sites that we visited very fortunately had very clear maps as to where everything was.