Monthly Archives: December 2009

Harvesting Persimmons with Grandpa Suzuki

On a lazy winter afternoon my wife’s father invited me to join him gathering late season persimmons at a friends farm in the mountains. —- Welcome to the the Abandoned Japan blog. Exploring Japan’s lost and forgotten places. Find us … Continue reading

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Abandoned Japan Wooden Road

While exploring along an old farm road in the mountains of central Japan I discovered a short stretch of wooden road winding up along a small cliff. The road was likely constructed by farmers hoping to reinforce this dangerous stretch … Continue reading

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What Embers Might Remain

Some thoughts regarding an abandoned farmer’s footbridge spotted in the mountains of Japan. What Embers Might Remain To glow in the time after our passing —- Welcome to the the Abandoned Japan blog. Exploring Japan’s lost and forgotten places. Find … Continue reading

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