Monthly Archives: August 2010

Awa Odori: The Dance of the Fools 4

Awa Odori is a traditional dance festival originating in Tokushima City in 1586, when Lord Hachisuka Iemasa of Awa, the former name of Tokushima prefecture, hosted a celebration of the opening of Tokushima Castle. “The locals, having consumed a great amount of sake, began to drunkenly weave and stumble back and forth. Others picked up […]






Photowalk: Ginza, Shinbashi, and Akihabara 3

I met up with my friend Esa (aka @esa_raditya) last Sunday for a short photo walk. We walked from Ginza then down to Shinbashi, and hopped onto the Yamanote Line to Akihabara, where I also met Fernando (aka @HelloNavi) for the first time. Also on that day, I met my photo and geek friends Jose […]