Naoshima and the Chi Chu Museum

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in architecture, art, landscape, travel | One Comment
Naoshima and the Chi Chu Museum

In the middle of the Seto Inland Sea, there is an island called Naoshima, one of nearly 3,000 that lie in the calm waters near to the coast of the main Japanese islands of Honshu, Shikiku, and Kyushu.  Naoshima once thrived on its fishing industry, but as the population aged and the youngest citizens moved […]

72 hours in Japan

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in architecture, landscape, super fun stuff | No Comments
72 hours in Japan

Japan was one of the transfer points for my flights from Taiwan back to the US. Luckily I had a chance to stop for a short visit (many thanks to Yukari for quickly planning a fast-track schedule to show off the best of the best throughout the Kansai area: Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto in only […]