Archive for August, 2007

Back in NYC

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Well it’s good to be home. Very shortly after my return from Asia I was on a plane to Orlando to teach a reportage class with my friend and fellow studio 1482 member Margaret Hurst. We were in Epcot, and of course I went to the Japanese pavilion. I was mooning around there, practicing my […]

Hot Dog Soup and Besuboru

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

My last night in Tokyo I sit on my sister’s terrace and gaze out at the Tokyo Tower. As much as I miss New York and friends, I will be sorry to leave this town. Tokyo is a fantastically lovely, and loveable, city, and as a (somewhat New York-centric) native of the Big Apple I […]

Geishas of Gion

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

Kyoto is not exactly what I expected from looking at all those Hokusai prints. It is a mid-sized, fairly modern looking city located about 2 1/2 hours by high speed train from Tokyo. There are trains, buses, cars, crowds, and the usual Pachinko parlors that seem to be everywhere in this country. But the Gion […]

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