Torii in the rain: Kyoto, Japan

Watery Kyoto

A few weeks ago I moved to Kyoto, Japan as part of a study abroad program.  Upon arriving I discovered that Japan has two monsoon seasons; one in spring and one at the beginning of autumn. Prepared for the onset of cold weather the torrential downpours surprised me. Several typhoons have travelled across Japan (passing over Kyoto too), this short video (inspired by a short film … Continue reading Watery Kyoto