The sad truth is you can't visit 24 locations around Kyoto and Tokyo in six minutes. Physically and mentally, that wouldn't be ideal anyway—no time for snapshots or people watching! But if you're sitting at your desk looking for a way to break the day up a little bit, videographer Mark Ledford has an option for you. On his last 13-day trip around Japan, he pulled footage from his time in Kyoto and Tokyo. Above, check out six minutes of daydream worthy scenes.

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