Visiting and Abandoned Thatched-Roof Restaurant
Cassiopeia Riding Park with an old thatched-roof restaurant in the background, on the left (photo from six years ago) -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/8000 sec, f/1.4, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Cassiopeia Riding Park
with an old thatched-roof restaurant in the background, on the left
(photo from six years ago)

Six years ago, while on an exploratory scooter trip into the mountains (the kind of trip I now do by bicycle), I came across an abandoned restaurant next to the entrance of an equestrian park.

Looks Inviting -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/250 sec, f/11, ISO 1800 — map & image datanearby photos
Looks Inviting

This abandoned building did appear on my blog once, five and a half years ago in My Faux-Mat Photoshop Script is Out, but while other photos from that photogenic outing made it to my blog (here, here, and here), and on that trip I discovered the Middle-of-Nowhere Sokushouji Temple, posting about this abandoned restaurant has remained on my to-do list.

It came to my mind last week while on a bicycle ride, I came around a curve expecting to find it, but instead I found this:

The Same Location last week -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2016 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Panasonic LX100 at an effective 24mm — 1/800 sec, f/5.6, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
The Same Location
last week

I shouldn't be surprised, considering the shape of the place six years ago. Let's take a look...

Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/250 sec, f/3.2, ISO 280 — map & image datanearby photos
Front Door is Open -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/5, ISO 400 — map & image datanearby photos
Front Door is Open
“ Welcome ” -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/3.2, ISO 560 — map & image datanearby photos
Welcome
Spacious Interior -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/1.4, ISO 5600 — map & image datanearby photos
Spacious Interior
Wall Art -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/2, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Wall Art
All the Trimmings -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/160 sec, f/2, ISO 1800 — map & image datanearby photos
All the Trimmings
September 1999 -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/160 sec, f/2.8, ISO 5000 — map & image datanearby photos
September 1999
Nice Ceiling -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/160 sec, f/1.4, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Nice Ceiling
Overgrown in the Back -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/320 sec, f/4.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Overgrown in the Back
Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/8, ISO 1250 — map & image datanearby photos
Little Guy Near the Road -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/500 sec, f/1.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Little Guy Near the Road
Holding an Ice-Cream Cone? I'd love this for my garden (if I had a garden ) -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/250 sec, f/3.2, ISO 640 — map & image datanearby photos
Holding an Ice-Cream Cone?
I'd love this for my garden (if I had a garden)
Restaurant's Sign or what was left of it -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/250 sec, f/3.2, ISO 360 — map & image datanearby photos
Restaurant's Sign
or what was left of it

The problem with the cycling I'm doing now is that it both adds to my want to post about workload, but takes away from the time to do it. For the time being, cycling often is winning over posting often. Maybe in the winter it'll flip and I'll get caught up more.

Continued here...


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