The Streets of Tokyo

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I could lose myself just wandering through Tokyo’s streets: from the back alleys bursting with tiny bars and restaurants; below the noisy underpasses, and along the wide tree-lined boulevards.

When I lived in Tokyo I wandered for hours but I always had someplace to be at 8 p.m. Work. Now, I just wander, unanchored, and it makes me feel a little lost — but in the mental sense, never in the physical. I can wander through the streets that are imprinted on my muscle memory and never lose my way. I just follow my feet and they guide me through the city I know so deeply that their map seems to exist inside of me.

Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya Crossing

Nishi Azabu: Alley behind my house

Nishi Azabu: Alley behind my house

Gaienmae

Gaienmae

Azabu Juban

Azabu Juban

Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills

Aoyama

Aoyama

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Shinjuku Underpass

Shinjuku

Shinjuku

Shinjuku Alley

Shinjuku Alley

Kabukicho

Kabukicho

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