May, 2014

  • May 23, 2014
    by Christina

    After surviving the rough winter here in Hokkaido, the layers of snow gave way to tulips and spring. The city is beautiful right now. It feels like everyone is shedding their winter shell, and donning sunglasses for the first time since I arrived. I don’t think I have never appreciated spring as much as I do at this very moment.  The 55th annual Lilac […]

  • May 10, 2014
    by Christina

    Today I went with two friends to see the exhibition “イサベラ・バードの旅の世界―ツイン・タイム・トラベル” (In the Footsteps of Isabella Bird: Adventures in Twin Time Travel). The exhibition featured photographs taken by Japanese professor of geography, Kanasaka Kiyonori (金坂清則, University of Kyoto) over the course of 10 years following the footsteps of Victorian explorer Isabella Bird. This traveling exhibition has now been to several locations along Bird’s route around […]

Christina M. Spiker | 2014 May
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