Tokyo Daily Photo
A site about the scenery of daily life in Tokyo
Monday, December 31, 2007
Sunday, December 30, 2007
Thursday, December 27, 2007
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
Typical food in winter
Monday, December 24, 2007
Saturday, December 22, 2007
One of my lunch foods
This is a kind of my lunch on weekday. It consists of soba noodle with shungiku, garland chrysanthemum, tempura and boiled rice with full of dried young sardine, shirasu in Japanese, some grated Japanese radish and some drop of soy sauce.
This is delicious, quick (about five minutes for me to eat) reasonable (600 yen, about four Euro, five USD) so this is one of my favorite lunch.
Have a nice weekend!
Friday, December 21, 2007
Thursday, December 20, 2007
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Monday, December 17, 2007
Sunday, December 16, 2007
He belongs to Jesus!
Excuse me, but I took this image from TV.
FIFA Toyota Cup, held in Japan, was over today at the winning of AC Milan with Kaka's MVP and I fully enjoyed a series of their incredible and stunning techniques and speed.
By the way, the final was held at Yokohama International Stadium, aka Nissan Stadium, though it is Toyota Cup!
Thursday, December 13, 2007
How to pour Japanese cold sake into glass
This overflowing glass is taken in a Japanese restaurant. This doesn't mean that a clerk fail to pour but this is our way! Every time Japanese cold sake, an alcohol made of rice, is poured into glass at restaurants, clerks make it a rule to overflow it. The way means a kind of good service to guests.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Tokyo is in the middle of Toyota Cup, a football cup for club teams all over the world. The Cup used to be only for the champion of club teams in Europe and in South America but now is worldwide, though there is, you know, little possibility that the other area's champions win.
Anyway, which is stronger, AC Milan or Boca Juniors??
By the way, in the back of white decorations is a Toyota's car, Prius, the first Hybrid Car. Plus, a man in the TV is, I suppose, Filippo Inzaghi of AC Milan, the scene just after making a goal at the final of UEFA Champions League, AC Milan VS Liverpool.
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Monday, December 10, 2007
Saturday, December 08, 2007
Friday, December 07, 2007
Thursday, December 06, 2007
Wednesday, December 05, 2007
Cartier meet Louis Vuitton through BVLGARI
Tuesday, December 04, 2007
Cartier meets BVLGARI through Chanel
Monday, December 03, 2007
Saturday, December 01, 2007
The theme day of December, 2007: A bridge
This is a photo of Nihonbashi, meaning "Japan bridge", in Tokyo.
The area around the bridge used to be the centre of the commerce in Edo, a former name as Tokyo in Edo era(1604-1867) and now in the area some established shops and department stores, along with many banks, stand side by side.
By the way, this Ukiyoe below expresses the scenery of the same place about 300 years ago. There used to be a fish market near there, removing to Tsukiji later, and people carrying fish with a wooden pole seemed to walk around there. to sell them. Now over the bridge, unfortunately, as the photo shows, is running a express way, covering the center of Tokyo city and there is nothing left of the image of Edo era.
Cited from a book, Tokaido-Gojusantsuzi Fukei Zokuga, Iwanami Shoten, 1918.
The bridge, Nihonbashi, is also known as the starting point of Tokaido, a road connecting Tokyo with Kyoto. After the capital moved to Edo, Tokyo, from Kyoto, this road became the most important road in Japan, with 53 main towns for accommodating travelers along the road. These towns are now familiar by a series of Ukiyoe paintings, Tokaido-gojusantugi, by a painter in Edo era, Hiroshige Utagawa.
Just for informatiion, the following is a list of these 53 towns and I upload the Ukiyoes of these 53 towns, plus Nihonbashi in Tokyo and Sanjo-oohashi in Kyoto, at the other six posts below. Note that these picture are cited from a book, Tokaido-Gojusantsuzi Fukei Zokuga, Iwanami Shoten, 1918.
53 towns between Tokyo(NIhonbashi), with Kyoto(Sanjo-oohashi).
1.Shinagawa(品川) 2.Kawasaki(川崎) 3.Kanagawa(神奈川) 4.Hodogaya(保土ヶ谷) 5.Totsuka(戸塚) 6.Fujisawa(藤沢) 7.Hiratsuka(平塚) 8.Ohiso(大磯) 9.Odawara(小田原) 10.Hakone(箱根) 11.Mishima(三島) 12.Numazu(沼津) 13.Hara(原) 14.Yoshiwara(吉原) 15.Kabahara(蒲原) 16.Yui(由井) 17.Okitsu(奥津) 18.Ejiri(江尻) 19.Fuchu(府中) 20.Maruko(丸子) 21.Okabe(岡部) 22.Fujieda(藤枝) 23.Shimada(島田) 24.Kanaya(金谷) 25.Nissaka(日坂) 26.Kakegawa(掛川) 27.Fukuroi(袋井) 28.MItsuke(見附) 29.Hamamatsu(浜松) 30.Maisaka(舞阪) 31.Arai(荒井) 32.Shirasuka(白須賀) 33.Futagawa(二川) 34.Yoshida(吉田) 35.Goyu(御油) 36.Akasaka(赤坂) 37.Fujikawa(藤川) 38.Okazaki(岡崎) 39.Chiryu(池鯉鮒) 40.Narumi(鳴海) 41.Miya(宮) 42.Kuwana(桑名) 43.Yokkaichi(四日市) 44.Ishiyakushi(石薬師) 45.Shono(庄野) 46.Kameyama(亀山) 47.Seki(関) 48.Sakashita(坂下) 49.Tsuchiyama(土山) 50.Minakuchi(水口) 51.Ishibe(石部) 52.Kusatsu(草津) 53.Ohtsu(大津)
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