Cycle touring gives you the opportunity to see and feel the place, its people and all the surroundings. My tour along the Sumida River gave me an incredible experience that will be in my memory for a long long time.
Yonaguni is the small westernmost island of Japan. It belongs to Okinawa prefecture and is about a one and a half hour flight from Okinawa. The island is surrounded by beautiful ocean and closer to Taiwan than Japan.
Art Space Yosuga (Art space 寄す処) is an artists' residency, gallery and cafe/bar located 15 minutes walk from JR Kyoto Station. The derived meaning of 'Yosuga' is 'connection' and establishes the founding philosophy for the art space. Art Space Yosuga is a platform for communication - linking art, cultures, and the international community. Located in a twin set of renovated traditional Japanese houses, Art Space Yosuga incorporates a shared living and working space along with a cafe/bar gallery
Master jeweler and craftsman, Hiroyuki Ohara creates contemporary accessories and jewelery. His shop, Shambles (シャンブルズ), which doubles as his working studio, is open to the public all days of the week except Wednesday. The accessories, all of which are all made by Ohara-san, are on display, with a range and prices able to suit most budgets and preferences. A resizing service is also available.