Kyoto to Takayama

I’m standing in a tangerine dream, camera focused along the tunnel before me, wanting more than anything to be alone. I’m not as antisocial as it sounds, it’s just I’ve been standing here for a good 15 minutes and every time I go to take the shot some doddering human appears from around the corner, … Continue reading Kyoto to Takayama


Going loco down in old Kyoto

The train whizzes us through a multitude of industrial Japanese towns, past model housing estates and factories. There’s green and hills and trees, but none of it looks untouched, every little corner looks neatly melded into the right shape for productivity. We emerge at Kyoto station, Japan’s largest and a visual spectacle that rivals even … Continue reading Going loco down in old Kyoto