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Roberto Gómez Torres

Palmar Beach, Pacifica Resort

Christopher Glick

Bamboo Grove in Tonogaya Park

Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan

September 10, 2008, 2 pm JST

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© 2008 Christopher Glick, Some Rights Reserved. Creative Commons License

Caption

Just south of Kokubunji Station on the Chuo Line (Tokyo metro area) is tiny Tonogaya Park. A municipal park, it costs only ¥150 to enter but offers beautifully sculpted gardens and grounds, stepping stones across a carp pond, two old Japanese houses, a waterfall (well, water-trickle), fiery maples in autumn, and this bamboo grove. There are other attractions, but one of the greatest is that this little park shuts the modern world out almost completely but for the faux whirring and clicking of digital cameras.

I love the color and height of the bamboo as well as the resonant clacks when the wind blows them against each other.

Japanese link.

English link.
http://teien.tokyo-park.or.jp/en/tonogayato/index.html

http://chrisglick.us/qtvr/Tonogaya.html

Location

Asia / Japan

Lat: 35° 41' 56.468" N
Long: 139° 28' 54.926" E

→ maps.google.com [EXT]

Precision is: Medium. Nearby, but not to the last decimal.

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Equipment

Canon 350D, Peleng 8mm fisheye, Velbon tripod, Nodal Ninja 3, GIMP, Photoshop CS3, CubicConverter, CubicConnector
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