A Strange Serenity

My exploits in Japan have taken me to so many unusual places, but none was ever as strange as Tamagawa Park. It’s not really because it had exotic flora or fauna or that it had a long-winding river that snaked into the horizon or that it had visitors who didn’t speak nor relate with me.…

My Recent Trip to Japan

At the airport in Manila… In Osaka… Lots of food!!! Though not very Japanese… And guilty fish… smiling salamanders.. my boyfriend’s favorite frog… and a view of the ocean… and penguins too!! It was springtime! And the Doctor has a cafe in Ginza! And always… the unusual product… And finally… a lovely view from home..

The City in the Mountains

I was born in Baguio City, in the Philippines. But I didn’t grow up there. While I may not remember so much about the Baguio of the 1980’s and early 1990’s that my parents have told me about, I do remember that a lot of my happiest days were spent in this city in the…