Tag: Lake Biwa
Some Distant Memory – Lake Biwa
Photos from the past. Life in Japan and elsewhere, by me Sean Breslin. Updated weekly.
Cycling: Route Finder Map Added
Just a quick note to say that I’ve added an interactive map with direct links to the stories and routes on the website. You can find it here. Just click on a point and it should reveal a link to the story. Thanks to Simon Wile for the suggestion.
Cycling: Nagoya – Nara – Tsu
Back in 2002 I cycled from Tokushima (徳島) in Shikoku (四国) to Nagoya (名古屋) over two days on my now well-used Nishiki mountain bike. I remember the ride being in two distinct parts. Firstly, the journey from Tokushima to Wakayama (和歌山) by ferry, followed by a great day riding through the countryside of northern Wakayama and…
Cycling: Lake Biwa & Kyoto
Around Lake Biwa to Kyoto Cycling to Kyoto via Lake Biwa (琵琶湖) is a popular option among cyclists in Japan and with a cycle path running nearly all the way along the lake’s eastern coast it is an easy and fairly safe way to put some good kilometres in the legs. When I first made…
Photography: Nov. 22nd – Lake Biwa
A few more from Lake Biwa. Camping overnight along Biwa’s coast and going out to shoot at first light is becoming increasingly more appealing. 琵琶湖の湖岸でキャンプして、夜明けの写真を撮ることがどんどん魅力的になっています。
Cycling & Photography: Nov. 19th – Lake Biwa and Kyoto
Over the weekend I took a bicycle trip from Inuyama, around Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, and down to Kyoto. Both Lake Biwa and Kyoto look wonderful at this time of year. I hung out with a good friend in his colour darkroom and together with his wife Ariko. We also went to a fantastic…
Hiking: Mt. Ibuki ・伊吹山
Shiga Prefecture and Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, from Mt. Ibuki.