Category Archives: Travel

A Little SoCal Shoot As I Head Home

Half an hour of spare time on my way back to John Wayne Airport so I figured a quick shoot of approaches was worth a shot.  It wasn’t going to be the most productive of shoots but why waste an … Continue reading

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DFW

Returning from a work trip to Dallas, I was flying out of DFW.  I got to the airport in plenty of time so, with a bit of time to kill, I decided to take a ride on the train that … Continue reading

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Tustin Legacy

I was in southern California for a day and I flew in and out of John Wayne Airport in Orange County.  On the approach to the airport, I got a good view of Tustin.  This is a retired military airfield … Continue reading

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Radio Mast In Tokyo

While I was staying in the same hotel as last time during my recent visit to Tokyo, I was on the opposite side of the hotel.  This gave me a view across to a large radio mast a couple of … Continue reading

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Stormy Narita

The day I was flying out of Narita was not a good day for weather.  Another typhoon was approaching and the rain ahead of the storm had reached us.  I did initially visit the viewing terrace in the terminal but, … Continue reading

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Starflyer

Have you ever heard of an airline called Starflyer before?  If you have, you are one up on me.  I saw these guys at Haneda in Tokyo.  I didn’t know anything about them but the black livery they apply to … Continue reading

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Soviet Looking Tower Architecture

There are a number of high towers in Tokyo.  I saw one as I was walking to Shinjuku that seemed rather out of keeping.  Most have either a futuristic look or just look like a radio tower.  This one was … Continue reading

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Cleaning the Gum Wall

One of the more unpleasant tourist attractions in Seattle is the gum wall.  That made it on to the blog in this post from a few years ago.  We went to check it out when we had visitors staying recently.  … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Korean Air

When the Korean Air 747 pulled away from the gate, the ground crew all lined up to wave goodbye.  I loved the personal touch.  Not something you ever see in the US. I did wonder how many people on board … Continue reading

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What Are You Hiding in Your Pockets?

While waiting for my flight at Narita, I saw this guy on the ramp being wanded by a colleague with a metal detector.  There didn’t seem to be any problem so I was curious about what they were hoping to … Continue reading

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