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A beautiful wedding

04/20/2009

A beautiful wedding

Ten days ago, I attended a wedding in Japan for the first time. It was actually a mixed marriage between Alex, an English friend, and Asuka, his Japanese girlfriend...

Categories: Customs - Okazaki - Cherry blossoms - Maple leaves

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Sakura 2009 in Nagoya

04/18/2009

Sakura 2009 in Nagoya

This year, I stayed in Nagoya to enjoy the cherry blossom viewing, which ended last week. In a highly densely populated country such as Japan, it may be difficult to imagine plenty of parks in town but Nagoya has a couple ones that offer nice viewing spots...

Categories: Nagoya - Cherry blossoms - Maple leaves

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Man on wire

03/10/2009

Man on wire

The scene takes place 35 years ago, on August 7th 1974 in New York...The day before, a small group of men illegally entered one of the world's most prestigious business centers, the World Trade Center, with an insane project in mind. After a long night at the top running against the clock...

Category: Off topic

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Okinawa 5 - Kerama

02/14/2009

Okinawa 5 - Kerama

Why would one want to stay in Naha while there are beautiful islands nearby? Not even one hour from Naha by boat, the Kerama archipelago is a good choice for those who would rather relax than stay in town...

Categories: Travel - Okinawa

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Okinawa 4 - Naha

02/01/2009

Okinawa 4 - Naha

Saying goodbye to Iriomote, I flew to Naha, the cultural and economical center of Okinawa. I didn't intend to stay there, but rather use it as a base to visit the neighboring islands...

Categories: Travel - Okinawa

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Okinawa 3 - Iriomote

01/04/2009

Okinawa 3 - Iriomote

Back to Okinawa, this time on Iriomote island at the extreme south. Here, the atmosphere is completely different. Contrary to the other islands, the highlight is not the sea, even though there are a couple beautiful beaches, but the jungle that covers 90% of the surface of the island...

Categories: Travel - Onsen - Okinawa

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