Most of this visit was spent in
Kyoto. Pictures from 7/7/03
which was spent
exploring temples in Kyoto.
A movie about Nijo
A movie at a large temple
complex East of the city.
A movie on the Philosopher's
A movie while we walk about
A movie at dinner.
Moving onto 7/8/03
which was the
conference banquet with some traditional dancing, captured
in this movie.
We spent 7/10/03 exploring the
Golden Temple where we enjoyed the traditional
The last day of my trip involved a rapid train ride to Tokyo (on the
Shinkansen bullet train - wonderful)
where I met two old friends, Shingo Uto, and my grad school classmate, Joe Watson. I
stayed with Joe
in the surreal, futuristic Roppongi Hills.
Dinner was quite memorable since it involved chicken sashimi.
Here are some pics from 7/11/03.