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My must-see places in Tokyo
Culture tips, Field Journal

My must-see places in Tokyo

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I have to admit it, I love Tokyo. A piece of my heart is still there and I can’t wait to be back. A lot of people tend to picture Tokyo as a modern monster, a jumble of skyscrapers, giant screens and strange people walking around. It has giant skyscrapers, billboards and strange people, of course; but there is so much more to it, and such a variety of landscapes that it is hard (and extremely wrong) to shrink it to one common stereotype.

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Meeting Itako Nakamura
Documentary, Field 2012, Field Journal

Meeting an Itako: Nakamura-san

Reading Time: 5 minutes

The arrival in Mutsu after a week in Tokyo can only be described as a shock. Visual, first of all. The trip entails three train changes, that give the feeling of slowly leaving modernity behind; once you get of the shinkansen in Hachinohe (roughly three hours from Tokyo), you get on a local train, romantically smaller and older, until finally get on the last, tiny two-coaches train that will finally lead you to Mutsu.

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Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore
Field 2012, Galleries

Benvenuti all’inferno: Il Monte Osore

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Il Monte Osore, il cui nome è generalmente tradotto come Monte della Paura, è una montagna che si innalza al centro della penisola di Shimokita 下北半島, nella parte settentrionale della prefettura di Aomori.

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