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I went to Japan, to Tokyo and Kyoto.  It was unbelievable.  Everything there is opposite.  They walk and drive on the other side of the street.  Nothing will ever be the same for me now that I have been there.  Enough with the platitudes here are the photographs. This is the subway in Kyoto.  The subway is tidy and orderly.  I loved the green velour benches and the plastic rings hanging everywhere. As a New Yorker, my immediate thought was "How do they get people not to piss all over everything?"  It's cultural, is the answer. This is in Kyoto, at the Ginkaku-ji, "The Temple Of The Silver Pavilion," in the pouring rain.  There is a very mystical garden with...

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