Archive for July, 2007

mount aso


During spring vacation, my friends Dirk and Nichole came to visit, and we decided to take the train down to Kyushu to visit Aso-san (Mt. Aso), one of Japan’s most famous active volcanoes. Mt. Aso is made up of five volcanic cones that together make up the “world’s largest caldera, with a circumference of 130 […]

It turns out that going to the aquarium is a much more exciting affair when the illusion of untainted nature that is presented is broken radically and repeatedly by the intrusion of human keepers into the scene. During spring vacation I went to the Osaka Aquarium, the Kaiyukan, with my friends Dirk and Nichole, who […]