Nihonbashi Bridge in Spring; Tokyo Japan (TKM)

Tokyo Kills Me, Spring 2018

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Nihonbashi Bridge in Spring; Tokyo Japan.

Snapshots from daily life in Tokyo, aka The Big Sushi. Taken by me — mostly — on an iPhone X

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Tokyo Snow Days

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I love Tokyo in the snow. It usually only happens a few times a year — only once so far this year — and when it does it never lasts.

When it does snow, the “ocean effect” light dry powder blows in from the Sea of Japan, it transforms this Blade-Runneresque megacity into a magical, fantastical winter wonderland.

Brilliant!

Tokyo Snow Days   https://medium.com/the-big-sushi/tokyo-snow-days-a5171244e6ad

Shirakawago: Traditional Farmhouse Village in the Japanese Countryside

An open-air “living museum” of traditional farmhouses deep in Japan’s countryside

Shirakawago; Gifu, Japan

Steep-sloped thatched rooftops reach for the sky like hands raised in prayer. Narrow, fast-flowing drainage ditches alive with carp and trout knit the rice paddies and the hulking, three- and four-story farmhouses together into the village of Ogimachi, the main attraction of the Shirakawago region in a remote, pine-covered mountain valley in Gifu prefecture. The total effect is like something out of a Japanese folktale perhaps: Momotaro Peach Boy, or a whimsical Ghibli Studios anime such as My Neighbor Totoro.

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