Photos and musings from around Japan



July 27, 2019

For my second trip to Lake Chuzenji / Kegon and Ryuzu Falls, I decided to enlist the help of a local expert. Despite short notice, I contacted the Utsunomiya Goodwill Guides and was assigned a wonderful local guide Yumiko, a retired schoolteacher, who lead me around Ok...

February 9, 2019

My first time living and working in Japan in 2010-2011, I had originally planned to visit Nikko, Tochigi during Golden Week along with the Studio Ghibli Museum In Mitaka, but after the numerous disruptions caused by the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami in March...
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