Well, the karmic payback for whatever I did in my past life continues as I wait out Covid-19 here in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. unable to return to Japan. So, I will fantasize and keep the memories alive. This blog post started out as a Top 10 reasons why I miss living in Japan, but I … Continue reading Things I Miss About Living in Japan #No. 1 – Subways and Trains
Prize-Winning Photograph – Tempozan Park Ferris Wheel in Osaka
You can purchase Sydney Solis's prize-winning Tempozan Ferris Wheel photo at Estudio Sol on Society6 It makes a great holiday gift!
日本の秋 Autumn in Japan – In Photographs
The splendor of autumn in Japan in photographs by Sydney Solis available as fine art prints and more at Estudio Sol on Society6.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō: The Sacred Tree at Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine with Haiku 俳句 – Haibun
An 850-year-old Goshinboku, sacred camphor tree, at Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan greets pilgrims walking the Kumano Kodo.
Foretold: Stories That Draped the Body – An International Collective Art Project
The Foretold Ones, Stories That Draped the Body, an international, collective art project of artistic research of female mythological archetypes at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō – The Final Approach: Torii Gate at Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine
The Torii Gate approaching Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine on the Kumano Kodo, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
懐石 Japanese Kaiseki is Sensuous Meditative Dining on Beauty and Experience
Japanese kaiseki dining is an experience of mindfulness bliss to feast upon not just food but beauty and sensuous joy.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō: 熊野神倉神社 Kumano Kamikura Jinja Shinto Shrine in Photographs
My Pilgrimage on Japan's Kumano 熊野古道 Kodo with Sensei continues by climing to Kumano Kamikura Jinja 熊野神倉神社 where the Gods originally descended to Mt. Gongen and inhabited the rocks.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō – Hayatama Taisha 熊野速玉大社 in Photographs
Sensei and I continue our pilgrimage on the Kumano Kodō and arrive at Kumano Hatayama Taisha Shinto Shrine in Shingu, Japan.
Photograph: Modern and Zen – Umeda Station, Osaka
Photograph of Zen priest at Umeda Station by Sydney Solis.