Six trees

The quest for the legendary six very large Japanese elms, “six trees”, the literal meaning of Roppongi.                                                                             […]

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Chasing the Venetian light

Who can resist a visit to Venezia in the early autumn? Perhaps there is a chance for a less crowded experience? Staying in nearby Vicenza, a short train ride away, the good light and a promise of a last dinner outdoors was all we needed as an excuse! I have been several times to Venezia, […]

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The gambling dens of Shanghai

On the previous post, I exposed the life of the Shanghainese in the Old City of Shanghai. As I was getting lost in the maze of back-alleys, it didn’t take more than a few minutes until I stumbled across a gambling den. More surprising, by the end of the day, I had visited six gambling […]

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