Sento: My Japanese Communal Bath House Experience

I have always been intrigued by Sento. Mainly because it gives you a "peek" inside the ritual of bathing in Japan. Let me explain, Sento is different from an Onsen. In a nutshell, Sento is a public bath where in water is heated, while Onsen is a natural hot spring. If you follow me on … Continue reading Sento: My Japanese Communal Bath House Experience

Becoming Sayuri

ON THIS DAY. Seven years ago, I found my self wandering around Ueno in a dream like fashion. Flowers seem to be following me in every step; billowing at my feet. I have been keeping my head down ever since we came out of Ueno Station. Harboring a secret, scared to be made known.ย A chorus … Continue reading Becoming Sayuri