Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ohori Firework Display 2011

Although I’ve been a bit too busy for a solid update this month, I want to put up a quick post about the 49th Ohori Firework Display (Ohori Hanabi Taikai) coming up next week. This is one of Fukuoka’s biggest … Continue reading

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Gunkanjima: Nagasaki’s “Battleship Island” Ghost Town

Ghost towns are powerful spectacles. Because built environments are strong symbols human life, it is disconcerting to see a town completely abandoned, thrown away as if it were nothing–a fully built urban environment completely devoid of the residents it once … Continue reading

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