Just for Fun I just hope that the dog is after what is in the paper bag … Kyoto, Japan. “The maintenance crew have cleared the aircraft for take-off, please relax and enjoy your flight …” China. Respect is given to all shoppers in Nara, Japan. A Panda relaxes in the cool water on a hot day, Chengdu, China. Which came first, the tree or the restaurant? … actually the tree is artificial, Okinawa, Japan. After eating a bento box meal each, it’s time to sleep it off … On the Shinkansen (bullet train) Japan. Fashion ware for the bathroom? Sakishima Island, Osaka, Japan. Koi fish in a feeding frenzy over a few small pieces of food dropped into the water, rural China. I know what you are thinking, “hello … the wheelbarrow …”, but these guys are taking the garden dirt through the temple, up and over a number of high steps where a wheelbarrow wouldn’t be of any use, Wuhou Temple, Chengdu, China. I think he has had enough and wants to go home, Tokyo, Japan. How many models … rural China. Now that’s a real ‘hot’pot … and that’s mine in the middle, Chengdu, China. Be honest, we all do it … Himeji Castle, Japan. Chengdu Panda Park, China. Hot fries direct from the vending machine, Tokyo, Japan. Good to see that at least it came third … Tokyo, Japan. An umbrella with a claw foot, standing on top of a dog, which is standing on top of a cow outside a restaurant in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. (on a recent trip to Japan, I see the umbrella and ‘foot’ has gone) 18 meters high and weighing 18 tons, do you really want to argue with this guy on which way to go, Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. Hopefully it was the slippers that were the problem, although the baby made it in okay … Taipei, Taiwan. Maybe those birds are thinking about an extra large lunch today, Osaka, Japan. Equine steaks in Tokyo’s Ueno Park, Japan. A fugu restaurant in Asakusa, around 50-60 people a year are hospitalised from fugu poisoning in Japan. There is no known antidote to the poison and some of those hospitalised have died. If the fish is prepared correctly (by specially licenced chefs) it is quite safe to eat, Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Caught in heavy traffic and nowhere to go … Chengdu, China. Monk in traditional dress … almost, Ueno, Tokyo, Japan. Often the ‘sausage’ is not what it seems, maybe ‘sausage surprise’ would be a better description, but usually they are very tasty.Seoul, South Korea. This caged bird must have many sleepless nights … Children’s Grand Park Zoo, Seoul, South Korea. You don’t need to read Japanese to understand the message, Seto Ohashi, Japan. These deer antlers have been mounted incorrectly, they should be facing forward not back., Chengdu Zoo, China. Not much privacy here for the shy, Tokename, Japan. Must be the real deal with that writing on the shoe “function made it self”, Seoul, South Korea. The Dutch navigator who in 1628 was shipwrecked on the Korean coast. (statue contains cameras, tyres, guns etc) Seoul, South Korea. Street wiring in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Something in this photo is not as it looks, the ‘rock’ face is not rock but an artificial covering over the stabilizing structure, that stops the hillside slipping onto the road, Lake Shoji, Japan. No excessive noise, no urinating, no gambling … takes all the fun out of a day in the park, Taipei, Taiwan. A street vendor cuts up a chicken ready for the evening sales, Taipei, Taiwan.