Images of Japan- Part Three

The bridge over the Naruto Straight linking Awaji Island to Honshu.

There is a pedestrian walkway under the bridge with clear panels in the floor to see the whirlpools and rapids 150 feet below.

Some random images…

These high school age kids were on a field trip to the Earthquake Memorial we visited. All wearing the ubiquitous black and white uniforms, all with jet-black hair, most all about the same height, most wearing masks…

I pulled our rental car into this parking garage. When I got out of the car, I looked up, and…

…this is what I saw above me. A Matrix-esque scene of stacked cars in this creepy automated parking garage.

Seaside along the Western coast of Awaji Island

The Honpukuji Water Temple, a Tadao Ando building.

You approach the temple by first seeing the Ando signature concrete walls (first 2 photos). Then you walk down underneath the shallow pools.

Then, below ground, you come to the temple

The Awaji Yumebutai

Next, another Ando project, the Awaji Yumebutai. The size and scope of this is hard to explain, and even harder to photograph. The Wikipedia page link below will explain.

~ by Robert on May 13, 2023.

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