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I have created this website in order to share some of the photos and videos I took during my trips over the last 18+ years. Most of these trips are of international variety because I enjoy traveling to far-off places. I hope you enjoy viewing them.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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August 22, 2022

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While walking in Ala Moana Beach Park, I noticed a "sausage tree" and Baobab tree in bloom. I took these photos with my iPhone. Click here or the image below to view a brief slideshow.

July 24, 2022

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I finished editing and organizing the photos I took during my recent trip to Finland, Sweden, and Norway. Slideshows are available from the Photo Galleries page.

July 15, 2022

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I have been organizing the photos I took during my recent trip to Scandinavia. Click the image below to view slideshow of photos from Norway.

April 24, 2022

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I finally finished organizing the photos I took during my recent trip to Alaska, and I have posted slideshows.

April 4, 2022

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I took a short trip to Fairbanks, Alaska, to capture Lady Aurora. Select the image below to start a slide show of a few photos.

January 16, 2022

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I went to the Northshore to see the surfers on 15- to 20-foot waves. Waves were crashing so hard that view was obscured by a fog-like condition!

Happy New Year

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Mele Kalikimaka

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December 2, 2021

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I have created and posted the 2022 monthly calendars, featuring photos from Hawaii. When you visit the page, the calendar for the current month is automatically displayed.

November 6, 2021

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August 12, 2021

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I recently attended the "Beyond Van Gogh" exhibit at the Hawaii Convention Center. Although it was an enjoyable visual experience, I thought the entrance fee was exorbitant. Select the image below to view the brief video I recorded.

June 23, 2021

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I updated the "Digital Cameras" page to describe my new toys. Select the image below to view the page.

May 9, 2021

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I updated the "Chez Yoshi" page to reflect the fact that I now live in a retirement residence.

March 28, 2021

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Due to the pandemic, I'm still stuck at home, unable to go traveling! It's been over one year since my last international travel. To kill time, I've updated Part 1 of my "Around the Globe" slideshow video.

March 23, 2021

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I saw a hula dance class being conducted on Magic Island in a light drizzle with everyone masked up.

January 23, 2021

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I've driven to Banzai Pipeline three times this winter to try to capture good photos of the surfers, but I'm yet to succeed. Select the image below to launch a brief slideshow.

 

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Hau'oli Makahiki Hou

 

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Mele Kalikimaka

November 30, 2020

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Here are a few photos I recently took around Honolulu.  Select this link or the thumbnail below to view a slideshow.

Happy Turkey Day!

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October 27, 2020

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Due to the pandemic, I'm stuck at home, itching to go traveling, again! To kill time, I've created linked slideshows of the highlights from my travels around the world. Select the image below to view them.

June 28, 2020

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June 8, 2020

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May 28, 2020

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I shot this video of the surfers at Ala Moana Bowls from Ala Moana Beach Park on the Memorial Day weekend.

May 25, 2020

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The 2020 Memorial Day lantern floating cremony was cancelled due to the pandemic. This video is from the 2019 event.

April 7, 2020

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Viewing of the "Super Moon" was spoiled by clouds!  Select this link or the thumbnail below to view a few photos.

April 1, 2020

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Here's my latest attempt at time-lapse video.  This is a sunrise view.  With the shelter-in-place order in effect, I have a lot of free time.  Select this link or the thumbnail below to start a brief video.

March 31, 2020

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Here's my third attempt at creating a time-lapse video from still photos.  Select this link or the thumbnail below to start a brief video.

February 28, 2020

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On my recent evening walk on Magic Island, I noticed a yoga class being held on surfboards. Select the image below or this link to start a brief video.

February 10, 2020

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I have posted a few videos from my recent trip to Chile. Although I did not take many clips, I took enough to be able to provide different perspectives from the photos. Select the image below or this link to start the videos.

February 1, 2020

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I have posted a series of slide shows in the Photo Galleries that chronicles my recent tour of Chile. I had joined a small group to explore Punta Arenas, Torres del Paine National Park, and Chiloe Island. In addition, I spent several nights to see Santiago on my own.

Select the map on the right to start the slide shows.


January 1, 2020

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Happy New Year!

 

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Happy Holidays!

November 27, 2019

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November 11, 2019

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Select the image below to view two photos of the beautiful dawn I enjoyed last week.

October 22, 2019

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I have updated the Switzerland slideshows by adding photos from my recent trip. Select the image below to start the slideshows.

October 13, 2019

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I have updated the Video Galleries page by adding videos from my recent trip to Switzerland. Select the image below to start the videos.

October 4, 2019

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I've returned home from my trip and am editing the photos and videos I took.  It'll take a while for me to complete this task.  Meanwhile select the image below to start a slideshow of a few photos from Interlaken.

September 23, 2019

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I spent the last two days exploring around Zermatt. Since the weather was cloudy this morning, I edited some photos, but now I'm off to ahother hike!
Select the image below to start a slideshow of photos from Zermatt.

August 15, 2019

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I finaly updated the Chez Yoshi page, reflecting the fact that I now live in Honolulu. Select the image below to view the updated Chez Yoshi page.

July 28, 2019

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I re-rendered most of the videos so that I can display them in a larger (1280 x 720px) window. To view the updated galleries select the image below or the Video Galleries button on the navigation bar at the top of the page.

July 8, 2019

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Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay

July 5, 2019

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The Fourth of July fireworks at Ala Moana Beach Park, viewed from my living room window.

June 22, 2019

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Select the image below to start a slideshow of the photos from my recent trip to London.

June 12, 2019

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Select the image below to start a video of the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show, London.

May 31, 2019

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Select the image below to start a video of my recent trip to Portugal (Lisbon, Sintra, Porto, Madeira).

May 28, 2019

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Early last evening I captured the Memorial Day lantern floating cremony held at the Ala Moana Regional Park.

April 29, 2019

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There's a firework show every Friday night at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. I have an unobstracted view from all of my windows!

March 4, 2019

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Most of the "discardasble" phalaenopsis I kept in the footbath by the kitchen door are blooming! Also, the vandacious orchids hung under a plumeria tree are blooming, too.

February 12, 2019

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It's been very cold - by Hawaii standard - the last few days, and there was a lot of snow visible yesterday on Mt. Haleakala (10,023 ft. or 3,055 m). Select the image below to view a brief slideshow.

February 9, 2019

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This is a long version of the Kiyomizu-ware demonstration given by Saito Unraku III of Unraku-gama. A shorter segment of this was included in the Japan 2018 video I posted in December.

February 3, 2019

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I finally finished restoring the Photo Galleries. To view the galleries select the image below or the Photo Galleries button on the navigation bar or the spinning globe (with red marks) at the top of the page.

January 21, 2019

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I took this photo last night just a few minutes after the total eclipse. Unfortunately the moon had been obscured by thin clouds until then. A few minutes earlier the entire moon would have appeared red.

January 1, 2019

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December 21, 2018

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December 9, 2018

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Video from my recent trip to Japan.

December 3, 2018

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I justy returned home from a trip to Japan. Select the image below to start a slide show of the fall scenes I enjoyed.

November 11, 2018

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Two vandacious orchids are blooming, hanging from a plumeria tree in my front yard. Select the image below to start a short slide show.

October 29, 2018

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I have posted slideshows of photos from my recent trip to Spain on the Photo Galleries page.

October 27, 2018

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Video from my recent trip to Spain

October 20, 2018

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Welcome to my personal website, where I display photos and videos from my recent travels. I hope you enjoy viewing them. After a year of absence I have decided to revive my website. As you can see, I'm still trying to reorganize many of the pages. Please visit often.

Yoshi Nomura