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Photo #38 – Arashiyama River Park; Kyoto, Japan

Arashiyama river park from the south end of the Togetsukyo Bridge.

This photo corresponds with Episode 4 of the Savage Japan Podcast. Episode 4 can be heard here at SavageJapan.com or here at SavageSnowPodcast.com.


As dusk sets in, a few visitors to Arashiyama relax just downstream of the Togetsukyo Bridge in a small park by what is at this spot called the Katsuragawa River.

Just a few feet behind me where I am standing on the south end of the Togetsukyo Bridge, the same river is called Hozugawa. The bridge is a name changing point for the river.

Japan Photo Journal – Living in Japan
Dan Savage [Email]

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Photo #20 – Kyoto Community Playground

Japanese preschool kids on Kyoto playground

This photo corresponds with Episode 4 of the Savage Japan Podcast. Episode 4 can be heard here at SavageJapan.com or here at SavageSnowPodcast.com.


These Japanese preschool kids are wrapping up a visit to a Kyoto community playground before hopping back on buses to go back to school.

The kids were definitely amused by my observation of them as they marched past. A few “Hellos” were tossed out to me. With Japanese kids, I figure they will be more delighted if I return their greetings in English so they can feel a sense of interaction in another language. However, younger kids can be a little spooked by my reply. I sometimes see an expression of confusion develop on the children’s faces as they suddenly realize they don’t know how to proceed beyond hello.

Japan Photo Journal – Living in Japan
Dan Savage [Email]

Grab anywhere on map to scroll around precise spot where above photo was taken. Zoom in & out with buttons in left corner. To learn more about geotagging your own photos, visit LearningtoGeotag.com.

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