Old but Modern Edo Town – Kodenma-cho

When I visited Farmers’ Market in Tsukishima, I went there by bicycle.  From Tsukishima, go up along the River Sumida and turn left and you will be in the middle of the mixture of offices and houses sorrounded by narrow streets.  Kodenma-cho is one of such areas and it just looks like ordinary monotonous Tokyo.…

Walking in Aoyama Cemetery

I often walking around cemeteries.  In many cases, cemeteries are cherry blossoms view points.  This is perhaps people wanted the loved one to sleep peacefully under the beautiful flowers.  Tombs and graves have a kind of spiritual powers.  Cemeteries must be “power spots”.  I would think of those who were flourished long time ago.