Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ringing in the New Year (with a very big bell)

Like a budding time traveler, I entered 2011 a day before my friends in America. I counted down the seconds in a strange place among strangers. This is how it is for me. It was evening when I arrived in … Continue reading

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Bathtime in Old Edo

Night had fallen by the time I reached Ooedo-Onsen-Monogatami, just a short walk from the Yurikamome Line’s Telecom Center station on the island of Odaiba. I’d planned my arrival carefully, but still I was a bit too early for their … Continue reading

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