Lost in Time

When wandering in the streets of Sannenzaka in Kyoto, it's easy to believe you've been projected back in time. The wooden houses and the tiles on the pavement, although renovated, are quite effective at making you expect crossing path with a samurai. If you are lucky, you might see a maiko-san (an apprentice geisha) furtively ...

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Stillwater

The sunrise was very dull that morning but the water was so still, it allowed Nijubashi, one of the most famous bridges in Japan, to reflect almost perfectly on the surface.

Delhi’s Misty Sunrise

It was only early March but the air was already heavy from the raindrop a few days before I arrived in India. The thickness and humidity did not seem to agree with the stone of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib's floor which was still icy cold and made each barefoot step more painful that morning. Yet, what ...

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Ridge Racer

Has reality caught up with fiction? With the sakura trees lit up with purple lighting and light trails of cars passing by, one may feel like in a racing video game 🙂 I wasn't very fond of the lighting when I visited that area, close to Midtown in Tokyo but I have to say the ...

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Shidarezakura

Although the Someiyoshino type of sakura is the most wide-spread and probably the most popular kind in Japan, one must appreciate the Shidarezakura tree, not less beautiful in my opinion, with its weeping branches and vivid pink color.