Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto, Japan

« A place has its own history, its own time. People who live there are living their own lives, suffering from their own problems, enjoying their own pleasures. However, the landscape encompasses them all. All of their sadness and happiness. »  —Yui Tanizaki, Writing and Place

Bicycles in Kyoto

I was born and raised in a suburb of Fukuoka, a city in the south of Japan. After eighteen years in Fukuoka, I went to a university in Kyoto and lived there for seven years. My parents are Japanese. They are both...