http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk_Bw6mHWSs&list=PLB7B9A1E503D846D8 ハイサイ! イチャリバ チョデ! よろしく おねがいします。 きょ-ねん 那覇市に すんでいました と にほんご ちょっと べんきょしました。 In 2011-2012 I lived in Naha (那覇市), the main city of Okinawa Prefecture (沖縄県) in Japan (日本). The soundtracks to these videos are snippets of live Okinawan music I recorded there, such as eisa drum dancing and shima uta island songs. Spot me on … Continue reading Okinawa, Japan 沖縄日本
Kyushu, Japan 九州日本
Videos from a solo trip across Kyushu (in March 2012, on holiday from work in Okinawa). Accompanied by Japanese music such as koto, shakuhachi, yokagura and hip-hop, recorded live. Four videos - 1) from sugi (Japanese cedar) forest with 3000-year-old trees on Yakushima Island, 2) heading north via Kumamoto and its castle, to 3) a … Continue reading Kyushu, Japan 九州日本
Crossing the Japan Alps 飛騨山脈日本
Music, video and hiking by Dave Black and Nat da Hatt - two New Zealanders living in Japan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8Rhslag1Vs&list=PLtbrBpNjlOHPJYIAfcpFt9VwphQnj_dQ_ We crossed the Hida mountains in six days, losing a few kg along the way, and passed through 長野県(Nagano), 岐阜県 (Gifu), and 富山県 (Toyama) prefectures.