Leaving Bangkok

Leaving Bangkok

Last night we had an awards dinner and a show in Bangkok... Today’s Configuration: Leica M9 with a Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 with an ND64 and a 21mm f/1.4 and a FujiFilm x100.

At an Awards Dinner

At an Awards Dinner

I was presenting some of the awards and needed to wear traditional Indian attire...

Dave from ShootTokyo, Indian Style

Dave from ShootTokyo, Indian Style

I was up at 4:30am to head to the airport for my flight leaving Bangkok for Tokyo..

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Guardians of the airport...

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok really does an amazing job with duty free shopping...

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

This is what I wanted for breakfast...

Burger King at Bangkok Airport

Burger King at Bangkok Airport

...but this is where I went.

Starbucks at Bangkok Airport

Starbucks at Bangkok Airport

When traveling you eat at odd hours and often on the go so it is easy to put on a lot of extra weight and get out of shape fast.   You often have breakfast, lunch and dinner meetings and often meet people for drinks.  It all adds up so I always try to make sure I keep it balanced with what I eat, how often and making sure I find time for walks (photography helps) and getting to the gym or out for a run.    I skipped Burger King and went for a yogurt and spinach, chicken and egg sandwich.   I commit to stay in shape a few years ago and dropped about 30 pounds or so and never put it back on.

Starbucks at Bangkok Airport

Starbucks at Bangkok Airport

I love the architecture of Bangkok Airport...

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Back in Tokyo!...until Wednesday.

Narita Airport

Narita Airport

Narita Airport

Narita Airport

I never understood why the ANA gates are so far from customs.  Most airports put their 'home' airline in the best gates but at Narita they are just really far away...  You need to walk down this hall for 10 minutes before turning down another one.   It reminds me of Ryan Air at London Heathrow.

Narita Airport

Narita Airport

Since I moved I just found it easier to take the train back into the city.  I figured traffic would be horrible on a Saturday Night as well...

Narita Airport

Narita Airport

The Narita Express to Tokyo

The Narita Express to Tokyo

The Narita Express to Tokyo

The Narita Express to Tokyo

Riding in comfort...

The Narita Express to Tokyo

The Narita Express to Tokyo

Some views of Japan from the Narita Express....

On the Narita Express

On the Narita Express

On the Narita Express

On the Narita Express

On the Narita Express

On the Narita Express

On the Narita Express

On the Narita Express

I stopped off and picked up some Omiyage (gifts) for home... I like this tradition of never returning home from a trip empty handed in Japan.

Quatre at Shinagawa Station

Quatre at Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa Station

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Mattresses, Sushi and Frogs

Mattresses, Sushi and Frogs

Introducing the new ShootTokyo Portfolio and Mobile Sites

Introducing the new ShootTokyo Portfolio and Mobile Sites

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