Onari Shotengai, out the west side of Kamakura Station, doesn't get much press, being overshadowed by Komachi Dori, the shopping street out the east side. But it has a lot going for it. The past year or so has seen quite a few new shops open along the shopping street, including cafes, jewellery shops … Continue reading お is for Onari Shotengai
They Work Hard for Their Money II
Rain or shine.
Welcome to Enoden
Not sure when this fellow popped up at the Enoden line's Kamakura Station for the first time, but it's another kawaii (cute) touch.
Photo of the Day: Tanabata
I'm a day late, but here is a wee post on Tanabata, the Star Festival. Tanabata celebrates the reunion of Orihime (the star Vega) and Hikoboshi (the star Altair), lovers separated by the Milky Way all year—except for the night of the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunisolar calendar. While some regions … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Tanabata
Photo of the Day: They Work Hard for a Living
And I'm back to the rickshaw boys. Men, really, I suppose. Here they are trying to stay dry while drumming up business outside Kamakura Station on a grey and miserable day. These guys never fail to impress me.
Photo of the Day: Evening at Kamakura Station
It's easy to forget how different the most familiar places become at night. I rarely find myself outside Kamakura Station in the dark, so it was a nice change to walk home after getting back from work in the early evening the other day. At first, I kept my eyes on the prize—the grocery store—as … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Evening at Kamakura Station
Photo of the Day: Kamakura Station, Enoden Line
Clearly, I was playing around with filters with this photo. But I just couldn't capture the je ne sais quoi of the station with my iPad mini and unskilled hands. And filter apps are just way too much fun sometimes. As suggested by the title, this is the Enoden Line's Kamakura Station, taken towards JR's … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Kamakura Station, Enoden Line