A medi-dog on the ferry

I ran into a dog wearing a red vest printed ‘medidog’ aboard on the ferry when I headed to the spot I photographed these. He first sat on the deck between the crotch of his master. Once the ferry departed Circular Quay and approached to Harbour Bridge to pass under, he moved to the guardrail,Continue reading “A medi-dog on the ferry”

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Portrait of KOMAINU guard dog

These are a pair of Komainu (the mythical) guard dogs (or lion-dog) watching Itsukushima Shrine, as I snapped over a year ago. Every shrines in Japan have the pair of watch dogs, each of which is having different outlook.  Generally they sit at the main gate of the shrine but this pair in Itsukushima sitsContinue reading “Portrait of KOMAINU guard dog”