Day 4 was again spent being driven by our friend and guide Yukari to small towns that were just awesome. Our first stop was in this castle that was turned into an interesting museum. Inside the museum you could try on shogun + concubine costumes! On the way to our next stop we saw these... Continue Reading →
It's just a short trip from Hiroshima to the beautiful island of Itsukushima, home of the beautiful and scenic Miyajima shrine.
Here's some long overdue pictures of my trip to Japan, starting with Hiroshima. I'm quite busy these days so I don't really have time to write an elaborate text covering the general atmosphere and my feelings while travelling the land of the rising sun, but I still have a lot of pictures (and 2 videos!)... Continue Reading →
Our protagonist wakes up abruptly, momentarily in shock. His cell phone alarm, set for 6 am, seemed to have never rung at all. He checks the clock: 6:55. His flight to Hué is at 8:05. He is instantly, fully awake. In a panic, he rises from the couch where he slept the night as a... Continue Reading →
Berlin: a king among cities. An island, standing alone in Germany. On this island, a park. The Mauer park. Not one of the largest or most beautiful but certainly a staple of nocturnal and daylight activities, is Prenzlauerberg's Mauer park. Once, it was a death strip, a zone between the Berlin walls where no one ventured...but... Continue Reading →