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safe passage

Head up the mountain trail you will find a gate. Go through and you will find safe passage to...more stairs. Go up those stairs to the gatehouse. Enter the gatehouse and you will find... more stairs. go up those stairs and you will find your destination, Hoshijinja(star temple).


Real directions to a real place. I would not classify it as disused but it sure does not get used very often. Due to the amount of large debris on the narrow road up there it was obvious that no vehicles had been there in months. Not my favorite shot but it was good to get out after 5 months off and shake off the ring rust. I forgot about all the creepy crawlies and even suffered a nasty bite on my ankle by some unknown. It has left me with a slight limp and a moderate swelling.


5Dm2 and 15mm fisheye. Gate and forest lit by hand with xenon torch and discs created with LEDs.




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Taken on July 21, 2010