During the summer, I spent 4 days in Kyoto in the Kansai region of Honshu (as well as taking day trips to Nara and Osaka). I have wanted to visit this city for many years, so I was glad to be able to go. 375 more words
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An abandoned school in the mountains of Kyoto hardly anybody of the usual suspects has ever visited before? Count me in!
So far I’ve explored eight abandoned / closed / repurposed schools just in Japan this year, which means that I have to write about a deserted Japanese school about every two months to avoid that they pile up – more often actually, especially since the urbex year is far from being over. 378 more words
The last time I was in Osaka, nearly 15 years ago, the rows of cherry trees lining the riverbanks were in full bloom. Arriving by night, I spied walls of blazing neon through the windows of our tour bus, and a series of waterways carving their way through an urban labyrinth. 1,174 more words