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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

stripesanddotsanddotsandstripes from Tokyo

Valentine's 2015 flashback


made it!

in 2 days we're back

Tokyo, 823! See you shortly!
[seen here]

Japanese postcard, by Baron Raimund von Stillfried; seen here

Azuma bento bag; seen here

 courtesy of Irina

courtesy of Fumiki

courtesy of Shinya Aizawa

John Fogerty and the Creedence Clearwater Revival being entertained by Geisha at a dinner in Tokyo, February 1972. (Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images)
(seen here)

courtesy of Tim Buckingham

Land of the Rising Sun - Rei Kinomoto

courtesy of Yoshinori Mizutani

Happy Birthday, Romania!
courtesy of Horea

[Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa]

Koyakko Geisha, 1920

Natsuko no natsu

seen here 

courtesy of Ena

courtesy of Neil

Tomoki now and then; courtesy of Tim Buckingham
Tim and Tomoki

Erasmus at Waseda

mochi; courtesy of James Farrer

@Hanazono Jinja, courtesy of Marta Olszewska

the Godfather. seen here
the Godmother. seen here

Toshi and his princess
scene from Ozu's "Tokyo Story", the best film of all times

scene from Ozu's "Tokyo Story", the best film of all times

Koji and his brother, Inokashira Park, cca. 1980

Nagano-Tokyo shinkansen ride

Yoyogi National Gymnasium (Kenzo Tange, 1964); courtesy of Alex Mustatea

about to be closed down...

Happy b-day, Japan! See you in 10 days!

I shall never forget my first live sumo in Tokyo. Thanks Toshimi and Horea for sharing it with me.

most exquisite card ever received, thank you Sinziana-san!

short trip, Dec 2013
Natsuki-chan and Tomoki-kun
Neil and Natsuki-chan

would have liked to see it

elevator at Takadanobaba

Happy New Year of the Snake salute from Emperor

@ Tokyo Midtown, Roppongi

CinzanSo garden

Yoshiwara 吉原 red light district, Tokyo; seen here

Cipiri, my new flatmate, thanks Sinzi

@ Nihombashi

courtesy of Koji Takiguchi; kids are the sweetest in Japan; and old ladies:

@ Rikugien

@ Kamakura station

ikebana exhibition @Nihombashi

in Golden Gai

in Shinjuku

@ Asakusa

Kabuki @ Tokyo National Theatre

courtesy of Takahiro Sato

on animal cruelty

@Tokyo Dome

courtesy of Sinziana Carstocea

sorry Inu, someone burned the bag you made for me... :(

in Totsuka-machi

in suburbia (Sagamihara-shi)

Kamakura beach

courtesy of Sarah Petroni

in Ginza

in Akihabara

national stadium


in Totsuka Machi

in Golden Gai

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