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mirrors on wall and ceiling of Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku Mirrors – Instagram fun

Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku mirrors!  They are famous.  The area has shopping, fashion, pop culture, and crepe stores.  But many come to a department store to photograph what covers the walls.  They want to see the reflections in their frames. The building’s front entrance has mirrors all over its walls and ceiling.  It is something to …

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Ginko Ogino statue torso and head

Ginko Ogino – a woman in a man’s world

Ginko Ogino (荻野吟子) was a medical pioneer.  Born on March 3, 1851, in Saitama prefecture next to Tokyo, she married at sixteen.  Contracting gonorrhea from her husband, she divorced him soon after.  It was very shameful to contract such a disease at that time.  And to compound that problem, it probably wasn’t pleasant to be …

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pedestrian bridge at Mizumoto park

Mizumoto Park – one for all seasons

Mizumoto Park is the largest park in Tokyo.  It is larger than Shinjuku Gyoen, and Showa Memorial.  Nature photographers will find so much for their cameras.  There is something for every season.   I had wanted to go there for many years.  But it was in Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward!  Katsushika was like a distant prefecture for …

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