Amazing Asahi advertisement from the past. At a bar in Ikebukuro.
Tanabata Matsuri. Asagaya Station, Tokyo, Japan, 2013.
Ebisu, Tokyo, Japan, 2013.
Snowflake Day, perhaps the greatest modern “Holiday Special” for folks of a certain age, or perhaps, just anyone.
Shuttered Department Store. Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan.
Local delicacy Lucky Pierrot Burger.
A surprise at the top of Mt. Hakodate, a Canadian-made Northern Beaver Vending Machine. An immense blast of nostalgia washed over me when I saw the familiar embossed beaver, being used to sell omiyage.
Hakodate, seen from the top of Mt. Hakodate. Japan, 2013.