Thursday, November 4, 2010

Tribute to Autumn

A TRIBUTE TO AUTUMN



Autumn - the season of change where the world gives forth one glorious burst of life and color before succumbing to the long sleep of Winter. Autumn is a season of reflection and poets throughout the ages all over the world have given into this poetic self-indulgence.


Chinese Zodiac draped by Autumn Leaves at Mt. Takao near Tokyo

Fall foliage at a lake in Bavaria, Germany


Enjoying Autumn Leaves at Hibiya Park in Tokyo






A Church in Jonesborough, Tennessee



Samurai Statue in Hikone, Japan


Autumn leaves at night at Rikiguen Garden in Tokyo

Old farm equipment amongst the fallen autumn leaves

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria

Chuzen-ji Lake, Japan

Pagoda at Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo

View from Neuschwanstein Castle

Fallen Autumn leaves as seen from an English church door

Autumn sunshine falls on a golden floor - Tokyo, Japan

Fall leaves frame Kegon Falls in Nikko, Japan

Painter paints an Autumn scene at Tokyo Station

A Tennessee Cornfield in the Autumn morning mist

"So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay."
- Robert Frost (20th Century United States)


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Vagabond traveler currently hold up in Tokyo. I've done a far bit of traveling and had a few interesting adventures along the way. This blog is a chronicle of adventures past and present and those yet to come. I’ve been to about 30 countries though some no bigger than a kitchen table. I’ve run with the bulls of Pamplona, hiked the Inca Trail, got mugged in Mexico City, floated down the Nile in an old boat, climbed the Great Pyramid of Egypt, got ripped at Oktoberfest, and rode the notorious Tokyo Yamanote Halloween Party Train.