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Yufuin and Beppu

06/11/2010

Yufuin and Beppu

Today, a very short post with only a couple pictures from Yufuin and Beppu, which I got the opportunity to visit again in early january, after my trip to Shikoku...

Category: Kyushu

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Kagoshima

06/03/2009

Kagoshima

With approximately 600000 inhabitants, Kagoshima is the largest city in south Kyushu. Because of its bay location, warm climate and presence of nearby Sakurajima, it is often compared to Naples, one of its sister cities. That said, I know Naples and the comparison stops there...

Category: Kyushu

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Kurokawa onsen - Yu no hira

05/24/2009

Kurokawa onsen - Yu no hira

I don't have much time to write today, therefore I will just introduce two small onsen towns located in north Kyushu. Both have an authentic atmosphere, are a little isolated and uneasy to reach...Welcome to Kurokawa onsen and Yu no hira...

Category: Kyushu

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Sakurajima

04/21/2009

Sakurajima

Last december, I went to Hita again to spend the New Year with my relatives. This time however, I first spent a couple days in Kagoshima area at the southwest, where I had wanted to go for a long time. My plan was not to stay in Kagoshima...

Category: Kyushu

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Stereo (3D) pictures from Kyushu

02/23/2007

If you have never heard of stereo pictures, I strongly suggest you read this post first.

The next update is coming on sunday. Until then, here are a couple stereo pictures taken in december on my Kyushu trip:

Mount Aso:

Beppu:

Kumamoto castle:

Suizenji park in Kumamoto:

The best effects are with "Beppu 1", "Beppu 2", "Suizenji park in Kumamoto 2" and "Suizenji park in Kumamoto 2".

Category: Kyushu

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Nagasaki in 3D

01/21/2007

And for the first time, here is a post that is not directly related to Japan. Stereoscopy is a technique used to recreate a 3D effect from plain, 2D pictures...

Category: Kyushu

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