T O K Y O

A few impressions of our trip to Tokyo. We only spent three days in the city which was hardly enough to cover the essentials. We were based in Shinjuku and could easily move around the city on the Yamanote line which is included in the JR Railpass. Shibuya and Harajuku are a short ride on …

Osaka: megacity madness

  While Kyoto emanates old imperial charm, Osaka breathes big city life. When ascending to the top of Umeda Sky Building, one looks over a city that stretches out to the horizon. Rows and rows of multi-story houses, a few skyscrapers in between, all dissected by an ever-growing network of highways and train tracks. Very …

Missing the African Sun

      With a week of afternoon-to midnight shifts ahead I made a goal of finally organizing my photo archives. With the pouring rain outside limiting my sports and going-out for coffee options, I have at least made a pretty good job at browsing the tons of pictures I have amassed over the past …