Richard van Wayenburg

Apr 27

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Nov 30

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New Zealand Xmas Tree by Richardvanw

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New Zealand Xmas Tree by Richardvanw

Oh look someone shared my photo…

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May 25

As we drove past Orewa Beach yesterday the wind was whipping up the waves. 
A few Wind/Kite Surfers took advantage.

As we drove past Orewa Beach yesterday the wind was whipping up the waves. 

A few Wind/Kite Surfers took advantage.

Feb 21

A man visiting Kiyomizudera, in Kyoto, waves incense towards himself to gather in the smokes ‘healing’ properties.
Check out Japan guide for more about temples:
"At some temples, visitors burn incense (osenko) in large incense burners. Purchase a bundle, light them, let them burn for a few seconds and then extinguish the flame by waving your hand rather than by blowing it out. Finally, put the incense into the incense burner and fan some smoke towards yourself as the smoke is believed to have healing power. For example, fan some smoke towards your shoulder if you have an injured shoulder."
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A man visiting Kiyomizudera, in Kyoto, waves incense towards himself to gather in the smokes ‘healing’ properties.

Check out Japan guide for more about temples:

"At some temples, visitors burn incense (osenko) in large incense burners. Purchase a bundle, light them, let them burn for a few seconds and then extinguish the flame by waving your hand rather than by blowing it out. Finally, put the incense into the incense burner and fan some smoke towards yourself as the smoke is believed to have healing power. For example, fan some smoke towards your shoulder if you have an injured shoulder."

Check this out on 500px.com

Jan 30

The 1000 Red Torii - Fushimi Inari-Taisha

Fushimi Inari-taisha is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari, and includes trails up the mountain to many smaller shrines. 
Since in early Japan Inari was seen as the patron of business, each of the Torii is donated by a Japanese business. First and foremost though, Inari is the god of rice. Merchants and manufacturers worship Inari for wealth. Donated torii lining footpaths are part of the scenic view.

Its worth the hike to the top of the hill through the red gates. There is a view of Kyoto over the trees of the shrine.

The 1000 Red Torii - Fushimi Inari-Taisha

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Fushimi Inari-taisha is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari, and includes trails up the mountain to many smaller shrines. 

Since in early Japan Inari was seen as the patron of business, each of the Torii is donated by a Japanese business. First and foremost though, Inari is the god of rice. 
Merchants and manufacturers worship Inari for wealth. Donated torii lining footpaths are part of the scenic view.

Its worth the hike to the top of the hill through the red gates. There is a view of Kyoto over the trees of the shrine.

(Source: richardvanwayenburg.com)

Jun 04

Many stairs… many!
Walking down from Mt Misen on Miyajima.

Many stairs… many!

Walking down from Mt Misen on Miyajima.

May 29

Tokyo City lights!
See Tokyo at night! 
Go to the blog for more :)

Tokyo City lights!

See Tokyo at night! 

Go to the blog for more :)

May 13

Our adventure with Alice in Wonderland… Tokyo style

Our adventure with Alice in Wonderland… Tokyo style

May 08

This is the Sagano Bamboo Forest in Arashiyama, Kyoto.

This is the Sagano Bamboo Forest in Arashiyama, Kyoto.

Apr 27

Murrays Bay Sunrise by Richard van Wayenburg

Murrays Bay Sunrise by Richard van Wayenburg

Mar 22

Our British shorthair ‘Chesh’ loves to help make the bed. Does your pet help you with household chores… I bet they arent as cute ;)

Our British shorthair ‘Chesh’ loves to help make the bed. Does your pet help you with household chores… I bet they arent as cute ;)

Mar 11

An animated .gif of my wife kisssing me :) yay shes a cutie

An animated .gif of my wife kisssing me :) yay shes a cutie

Mar 05

On Saturday we met up at the Extreme Indoor Karting track in East Tamaki.Henward (the Stag) took on 80 laps by himself while the rest of the guys split into teams of 2. After an hour or so of some hardcore driving, a few crashes and one wrecked kart, the drivers pulled into the pits to carry on the rest of the night.Here’s an action shot of Henward tackling the merging corner

On Saturday we met up at the Extreme Indoor Karting track in East Tamaki.

Henward (the Stag) took on 80 laps by himself while the rest of the guys split into teams of 2. After an hour or so of some hardcore driving, a few crashes and one wrecked kart, the drivers pulled into the pits to carry on the rest of the night.

Here’s an action shot of Henward tackling the merging corner

Feb 22

blog.jsr.com: Lies, Damned Lies, and Comparing NZ Broadband To Other Countries. -

jsrnz:

Disclaimer: I am a internet network engineer, by profession. I’ve worked for many ISPs over the years, but I’ve never worked for the big two (Telecom and TelstraClear) and I probably never will, due to horrible things I’ve said in public forums about them. I’d go to the interview, they’d google…