Sitting on Top of the World, Leh, India, 1989

Sitting on Top of the World, Leh, India, 1989

from the series “Wish You Were Here” https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.981064928641074.1073741828.143579582389617&type=1&l=51022e59d3 .

Forest Bathing / Shinrin-yoku 森林浴

Forest Bathing / Shinrin-yoku 森林浴

The Japanese have many terms that we don’t use in English. One of my favourites is “forest bathing”– a leisurely visit to a forest. Studies have shown that exposure to nature creates calming neuro-psychological effects leading to reductions in stress, anger, anxiety, depression and … Continue reading

Mt. Fuji Sunrise, 1992

Mt. Fuji Sunrise, 1992

Mountain worshippers of the Shugendou religion watch the sunrise over Mt. Fuji.  I had climbed the mountain two years earlier, but seeing the sunrise from this location was a more powerful experience.