31.05.16

Okinawa Holidays

A girl needs holidays.

Far far away from frantic Tokyo, the Southern islands of Okinawa are hiding beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters. You need to look for them though, because many landscapes there are unfortunately ruined by highway bridges, electric wires and ugly boats. But with a bit of patience, you will find postal-card views, beautiful manta rays spots and perfect sunset beaches!

Ishigaki island

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Kabira Bay

 

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Cities and towns in Okinawa are just as chaotic as you can expect from Japan, but some places have kept an old-style flair, like the village of Taketomi island. So beautiful...

 

Taketomi Island

 

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No snorkeling, no holidays! There is nothing like under-ocean viewing to make you feel grateful about life, nature, and everything. Even if you feel suddenly sorry to belong to this stupid human race instead of being a perfect godly manta ray.

Under the sea

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After swimming, a girl needs to eat. My dreamy Okiwawaian meal : shikuwasa and passion fruit juice, vegetarian plate with local purple-potato fries, and brown sugar ice-cream. 

 

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Still so many places to discover is Okinawa ! Let's book the next trip soon...

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01.10.11

The beauty is in the eye

C'est véritablement utile, puisque c'est joli.

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Alors mon coucher de soleil ? rappela le petit prince qui jamais n’oubliait une question une fois qu’il l’avait posée.

sunset azabu oct 2011

L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux

yukimi & me oct 2011

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15.06.10

Summertime in Paris Part 1 - Notre-Dame

It's not sunny everyday in Paris, and 300 days a year, our old capital doesn't deserve her name of "Ville Lumiere". But recently, I had the opportunity to walk a lot in a sunny, smiling Paris. I begin with the center : Notre Dame and the riverside around.

大好きな東京が忘れられないけど、パリもとても魅力的な町です。最近良く散歩して、とてもきれいな景色が見られました。
これは本当にパリの中心です。いい天気の時、すばらしいところになります。パリの雰囲気に興味があったら、この場所が好きかもしれません。

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30.05.10

ただいま - I'm back

Beloved Japan, I will be back soon. But right now, I am enjoying the sweet landscape of my native France. This is Saint Germain, on the West side of Paris.

フランスに帰りました。すぐに日本に戻りたいですが、ただいまパリの地方をエンジョイしています。ここはサンジェルマンという町です。

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Thanks Lady Gabrielle for inviting me to "your" castle...

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31.12.09

The last fires of 2009

One year ago, the 1st of January 2009, I was at the top of Roppongi Hills to watch the first sunrise of the year.
Today is December 31st, and I watched the last sunset of 2009. The circle is finished, so does my contract with the former year. I wished I could find a way to fullfil my dream and live in Japan : it's done. I wanted to stop worrying about things, my own destiny and the others' concerns ; I feel that I took some distance with my black clouds. 2009 kept its promises.

I officially challenge 2010 to be as least as amazing as its predecessor !

Happy New Year to everyone.

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