Posts Tagged ‘graveyard’

Recently I had a chance to interview my neighbor, Damien Molony, who is currently making the final preparations for an upcoming exhibition of his works.  The exhibition, which will be held at the CASO gallery from January 12th until January 17th, will feature a series of paintings that Damien, who is based in Canberra, Australia, […]

A few leftover photographs from around my neighborhood, taken during cherry blossom season.  All shots were taken using a Holga loaded with Fujifilm Neopan 400PN.

Although Jess and I were tired, we couldn’t leave Koya-san without visiting the vast cemetery area of Okunoin, a graveyard of some 200,000 tombs that line the path that extends from Kobo Daishi’s mausoleum. It’s almost impossible to convey the sense of scale of the Okunoin cemetery. It’s about a twenty-minute walk from the entrance […]



Our first, and as it turned out only, temple stop along the Philosopher’s Walk was at Honen-in. Why didn’t we end up making it to any other temples? Um. Because we spent too long drinking coffee and tea at various shops and eating dango and then — suddenly! — it was 4:30 and all the […]

Well, it was a dark and gloomy day in Ueno Koen, as I’m sure you can tell from the photographs, and somehow while I was looking for Kaneiji I managed to get lost in the incredibly enormous Yanaka Cemetary. I’m not sure, but I also kind of got the feeling that maybe I wasn’t supposed […]