Photo of the Day Archive for November 2003


by Albert Wen, Nov 15, 2006 | Destinations: Japan
Nestled in a quiet corner of this tiny private garden, a stone Buddha adds an element of contemplative serenity.

Nestled in a quiet corner of this tiny private garden, a stone Buddha adds an element of contemplative serenity.

Nestled in a quiet corner of this tiny private garden, a stone Buddha adds an element of contemplative serenity.
Beautiful lacquered paper umbrellas called kasa are a present-day reminder of the grace and elegance of Japan's bygone courtly era, known as ukiyo-e, the floating world.
Although Tokyo is a high-tech metropolis among the world's most modern, old-world adornments like these softly-lit paper lanterns are as much a part of the city as its glass-and-steel skyscrapers.

Photo of the Day Archive for November 2003