Our hosts took us for a business dinner in Gion, the district in Kyoto known for its Meikos (sort of local Geisha). The famous Hanamikoji street looked especially mysterious after dark in the rain. We even captured a glimpse of a Meiko in the distance. AdvertisementsRead more "Rainy night in Gion, Japan"
Quick hike around Nagoya station showed some traditional Japanese big city scenery. Eerily quiet at noon, packed with Japanese “workers” of all kinds at midnight.Read more "Street walk in Nagoya, Japan"
A walk through Split Oak Forest. A great place to see deer, tortoises, armadillos, fox squirrels and the occasional hikers. More information for visitors can be found here. Hope the plan to construct a road through here will be buried again soon. Petition to save this forest from being split can be found here.Read more "Split Oak Forest, Florida"
Life in small-town USA. This is St Cloud, Florida. Last night we were out playing racquetball on one of the public courts. Think of a 40x20x20 foot box with a metal wire door. Overhead lights casting long shadows, uneven walls giving the ball an unpredictable trajectory, making the game feel like quidditch on an overdose of felix […]Read more "Quidditch in St Cloud, Florida"
Jacksonville Beach is a real party town. Especially on Saturday night, it draws loud and party-eager crowds to its rowdy bars. Not really my cup of tea, but a good opportunity for some evening shots. More to the south, along scenic road A1A there are some gorgeous parks. Guana River State Park is a gem. […]Read more "Around Jacksonville, Florida"