writing. photography. travel
14 May 2010 13 Comments
Tags: kyoto garden, london, photo essay
This photo essay was completed as my final assignment for MatadorU and submitted to Photo Friday at Delicious Baby
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May 14, 2010 @ 18:13:58
What a beautiful garden! We are headed to London this summer…looks like this would be an nice place to take a break from the frenzy of touring.
May 17, 2010 @ 07:57:52
Lucia, thanks for stopping by. You will have to visit Kyoto Garden in Holland Park, Kensington. Great shopping in the area too!
May 14, 2010 @ 22:15:10
My favorite one is the fourth photo. I’m not sure if I’d put the sign as the first photo, because although it tells me what I’m looking at, it isn’t the most interesting picture.
May 17, 2010 @ 07:58:42
Thanks Heather, I think i’ll switch the order around – I like that one too!
May 15, 2010 @ 02:14:41
Second photo gets my vote; gotta love those reflections !
May 17, 2010 @ 08:01:20
thanks Mike, great to have your feedback
May 16, 2010 @ 00:57:32
Man, the reflections ARE awesome, but I’m with Heather – that fourth photo makes my day (I always want to take photos looking up into the trees).
May 17, 2010 @ 08:00:06
Thanks Linda, it made my day too – blue sky is a rare thing in London
May 20, 2010 @ 00:00:12
I love Japanese gardens. Nice photos, Rebecca!
May 29, 2010 @ 09:25:31
Been in London a million times, even in Holland Park – and never heard of this garden! Lovely photos.
Sep 06, 2010 @ 11:36:01
Some lovely photos you took Rebecca! thank you. What a wonderful month to see the gardens. September is now kicking in and the gardens is going through it’s forever changing cycle of colours/growth etc which is another favorite time of mine as the autumn starts to kick in. The Moorhen chicks have matured well and the crowds of people are slowly dwindling…A beautiful time to come soak up some peace and tranquility. Love the last photo and FYI the large lantern has now been restored to it’s former glory (It got vandalized by a couple of young yobs last year…).
Glad you enjoyed the gardens. Peace and love. Marc (Gardener in charge of Kyoto gardens)
Feb 25, 2011 @ 09:20:30
Wow, i’m not sure how I missed your comment Mark – thanks so muich for stopping by and for maintaining such a beautiful, peaceful space in the madness of London. It was so lovely to read your thoughts, thanks for sharing.
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