Archive for June, 2007

Best Vacation 2 

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

I got Spirited Away here in Hakone…

Fujiya Hotel was built in 1870’s to accomodate Europeans and Americans. These historic buildings are surrounded by mountains and unlike Tokyo, it’s cool and quiet.
The most amazing part of the hotel is the architectual details… Everything is very carefully designed for Westerners to feel comfortable while enjoying the authentic […]

Best Vacation 1

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Stopping by at Maui on my way to Tokyo was a great idea.

I forgot how large a sky can be. And how sunshine can make everything so bright and beautiful.
空がこんなに広いなんて、ずっと忘れていた。 太陽の光が、照らされたすべてのものを美しく輝かせる。

I borrowed a kid’s bike from the B&B owner, and biked down the hill towards the shore. I was the breeze.

Sneaking into a private beach in […]