Birding in Funabashi Sanbanze

Birding in Funabashi Sanbanze

It was a good tide when I came there to shoot some shorebirds. Weather too was good. Met a couple who love shorebirds as well, we talk and shoot. For further photos please visit my Flickr album here

A day at Takao

A day at Takao

On Sunday, 15 July 2018, we went to Mt. Takao for the first time. We took a chair lift to go up to the Sanjo station, which was excellent for sight seeing in green. It was packed with people because…

Little Tern Project 2018

Little Tern Project 2018

I volunteered for the Little Tern Project, a conservation group for Little Terns, in Japan. I helped to count Little Tern eggs and nests at the Morigasaki Sewage Treatment Center in Tokyo’s Ota Ward on the opposite shore of Haneda…

Rachel Dadd with Band + Emma Gatrill + Ichi, Go Echo Japan Tour 2018
Hitsujiya Cafe, Hotaka, Azumino, Nagano, Japan

Hitsujiya Cafe, Hotaka, Azumino, Nagano, Japan

Visiting my friends in Azumino, Nagano, lead me to a special cafe called Hitsujiya. Being situated just across the Hotaka Station, it’a a place where you want to relax having a cup of coffee after a long train ride from Tokyo….

Dusky Thrush eating persimmon fruits

Dusky Thrush eating persimmon fruits

Generally I see Dusky Thrushes feeding on the ground, but this time I saw one eating persimmon fruits while I and my friends were visiting an onsen in Fuji-cho, Saga. I believe this thrush was full and happy because it almost…

Azumino trip

Azumino trip

This is my first trip to Azumino, Nagano, Japan. I stayed in my friend’s traditional Japanese house which he was transforming into his residential house and bakery. I really enjoyed the stay and I had the opportunity to explore the…