I’m on Spring vacation! This means that I’ve been pretty much quarantining at home lately and on purpose. This means that I’m pretty sure I’m not carrying the damn virus at the moment. This means that I can go to the islands a little bit without risking infecting the islanders! […]
So, things are kinda sorta getting better in Japan. A second wave of the pandemic could be coming, it may even have started in Tokyo where the number of new cases has been rising again. And a few days ago I was being asked and I wondered whether it was […]
When you visit Naoshima and all the electric bike are rented out and you don’t have the energy or the time to walk around the island (come on, it’s really only half of the island), you will probably ride one of these two busses: Well, I have […]
Sometimes, while waiting for the ferry in Miyanoura Port, I think that the people on Naoshima make interesting photography subjects, don’t you? I never fully understood the act of taking a picture in front of something else. At least, she’s not just standing there idiotically. The […]
I’m always a bit reluctant to go to Naoshima during the Setouchi Triennale. The thing is that too many people reduce the Triennale to Naoshima only. How many times have I read blogs or heard people waiting for the Triennale to be happening to visit Naoshima and Naoshima only? […]
On Naoshima, just like anywhere else in Japan, there are public baths or Sento. However, in the village of Miyanoura, one is quite unique: Of course, you have recognized Shinro Ohtake’s Naoshima Bath also known as I♥湯 (I love Yu).
When you go to Naoshima, you’ll most likely get there through the port of Miyanoura. Once you have landed, you may be then tempted to rush to the bus that will lead you to Honmura to see the Art House Project or to the various Benesse Art Sites (Benesse […]
That’s it. The Spring session of the Setouchi Triennale 2013 has ended yesterday. I don’t have any official feedback about number of visitors and such, I’ll give them to you as soon as I get them, but overall it seems that everyone was very happy. Myself included as, after […]