The thing to wear: Kimonos out and about

The word "Kimono" literally translates as "thing to wear" (ki "wear" and mono "thing")... And Momo (pictured above) wears his well out on the streets of Ginza! If you come to the capital of Japan with high expectations of seeing locals dressed in array of traditional Kimonos - prepare yourself for disappointment. A different type... Continue Reading →

Japan so far… Yet so near

  I'm 5950.877 miles from home... That's the furthest I've ever travelled, according to's calculations! I've been in Tokyo for a little over a week (excluding a quick trip to Seoul which I'll blog about in the next post), and lets just say its an 'interesting' experience. Yes interesting because unlike Marmite, I can't work... Continue Reading →

Amigos da Bahia… Japan!

The relationship between Brazil and Japan goes beyond economic relations between the two countries... It extends to music; samba! I got these shots of this Japanese samba band parading at the festa de Yemaja... They certainly had me on my feet doing a little samba!

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