Diario castellano – abril 2018

Diario castellano – abril 2018

3 de abril Ben y yo nos perdimos las flores de los cerezos por solo pocos días: solo los restos harapientos quedan en los árboles, casi desalojados por las hojas nuevas, y los pétalos están esparcidos en el suelo. En Parque Yoyogi, mucha gente joven reunía de todos...
Postcard from Kyoto

Postcard from Kyoto

I wondered if going from Tokyo to Kyoto would be like going from Hanoi to Hoi An: from a working city that pays visitors no special attention to a place, with all the historical trimmings, that exists mainly for tourists. We’ve found that Kyoto has its own...
Postcard from Tokyo

Postcard from Tokyo

Tokyo makes me question some of my assumptions, my likes and dislikes. At home, I’d avoid malls and railway concourses as impersonal, artificial; here, where the smog is often so heavy that people go about in masks, malls are clean, controlled spaces. Often we...