Hoping to help travelers searching for great vegan eats in the following locales: Seoul-Tokyo-Koyasan-Kyoto. By no means exhaustive, it’s up to date at present time. Yes, these places indeed do still exist (although hours may be a bit crazy at times). Please get HappyCow app to find addresses, phone numbers and mostly accurate operating hours….
Curated Photo VI
The sixth in my series of ten favorite photos of summer. Enjoy! I walked among the 600 year old cedars, scented by incense drifting across the top of sacred Koyasan mountain. I walked among the tombs, spirit lifted by this powerful place. I arrived at the bridge, the gate, another bridge, another gate. I bowed….
Curated Photo V
Welcome to the fifth installment in my series of ten favorite photos of summer. Sacred Cedars In the year 816, Kobo Daishi (Kukai) established a center for Shingon Esoteric Buddhism atop Mount Koya–Koyasan. Today, at least 200,000 people have their remains buried as close as possible to Kobo Daishi, who sits in eternal meditation…
Expedition:Asia 2016 Curations Part I
Welcome to the first installment! I was going to begin this tomorrow but I’m looking forward to it too much. Such is the life of someone who has been spending way too much time alone for extended stretches (punctuated by extremely social snippets). For new visitors, please check out some posts from the past month…
Releasing my breath like rain into the eternal ocean. Destroying my selfish ego. Wafting incense through corridors of magnificent cedars. 200,000 or more of Kukai’s fervent disciples wishing to be buried as close as possible to the eternally meditating Kukai’s, believed to be still alive and praying for his believers worldwide. I walk the path…