Monthly Archives: May 2003

Back to the USSR!

Plane landed in Moscow Sheremetyevo International airport around 5:30 pm, customs, luggage, taxi, hotel. Weather is 25 C, everybody in short sleeves. By 8:15 we are by the Red Square. Lot of people, police cordons. Sounds of music. Got standing … Continue reading

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J Quiz

That’s what I discovered in the backpack of my Japanese friend heading to azure seas and sand beaches of Okinawa. Guess what is it?

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Recollection of snow

It usually happens no more then once during Tokyo winter. Snowfall instantly changes scaly face of Tokyo. It’s like geisha’s make-up hides old pores and wrinkles. Unfortunately it melts away in day or two. I like snow and usually try … Continue reading

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Roppongi rickshaws

Those who lived in Big Mikan know: come to Roppongi after half-year and you won’t recognize the place. Your favorite midnight ramen joint turned into massage parlor, the hamburger pit was torn down and replaced by a trendy steel-and-glass boutique, … Continue reading

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ExSlim, Exif and Roppongi Hills

Even if you live in a cave for past 5 years, by now you know that Roppongi Hills Eighth Wonder of the World has been opened. I took these photos of the tower from the Nishi-Azabu crossing with my petty … Continue reading

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I’ve got a body

Since I am getting inquires on what equipment I use for my photography and for producing this site, I decided to blog it. I am not sure if it’s of any help or even interest to anybody, but at least … Continue reading

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Bicycle Doctor Hara

There are different ways to live in Japan as a foreigner. You can go out, eat and drink to Roppongi, cut your hair at Australian hairdresser and ride your BMW to exclusive gym at the top of a skyscraper to … Continue reading

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