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Wednesday Wallpapers: first impressions from Koyasan

This Wednesday’s wallpapers come from Koyasan, a small but remarkable town in Japan. Many towns call themselves ‘the Kyoto of this-or-that region’ if they have a little more than average old houses and temples. Koyasan is an über-Kyoto, with 117 Shingon-Buddhist temples in a small town.

There is much more to say about the town, but that I leave to the specialist websites. Let me just share some of my first impressions–more to come when I have had time to sift through them all and do some post-processing. I definitely need to learn how to keep my camera horizontal, for instance…

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