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The Former Hospital Which Is Shaped Like A Monster

The vast majority of buildings in Japan are actually very dull and nondescript but that means that some of the more-intriguing, modern architectural structures really stand out. This place, located in a very quiet part of Shizuoka Prefecture, is one … Continue reading

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TF Top 19……Photos For 2019 (End Of Year Filler Post!)

This lame and lazy half-assed compilation post idea was ushered in at the end of last year with an eye on permanently replacing the ‘TF Top 10……Filming Location Trips For (year)’ series which has long been running out of steam … Continue reading

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Cycling In Izu #3 – A Giant Kannon Structure In The Mountains & A Religious Cult Building

My bicycle was taken on this trip to Izu with the idea in mind of doing some rides on future weekends but I was quite keen to get this particular one out of the way in the knowledge that I’d … Continue reading

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Usami Kannon-Ji Temple

  As I took the train up the east coast of the Izu Peninsula towards Atami a few months ago I noticed a giant statue high up in the forest in the distance. My subsequent research told me that it … Continue reading

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