Monday, October 23, 2017

Japan: Sendai

We travelled by Shinkansen to northern Tohoku. We wanted to go North to support the tourist industry in the area devastated by the Tsunami in 2011. The earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 and occurred at 14:46 JST on Friday 11 March 2011 felt as far south as Tokyo.
Sendai was founded 400 years ago by Masamune Date has several sites related to him and his time.
Many temples and castles are on vantage points so our stair climibig improved!

Gate to the Zuihoden
I love the density of planting 
Imagine our surprise when we encountered this 
Rider and handler beside the Sake barrel offerings
Looks like beer in the corner!
Elaborate costume 

Street Art in Adelaide

I knew Adelaide and quite a lot of street art and saw the first three just a few minutes walk form the Hotel It was hard to find a map of...