Thursday, April 28, 2011

Three views of Narita

I may have mentioned this before, but finding this picture brought it back to mind. My first impressions of Narita, Japan were that of strange solitude. A tangle of roads, woods, and buildings, and so few people. It did not seem overcrowded then. It still does not.

This photograph:

For me, captured our morning train ride into Tokyo. It's a different season, but the same principle. Flat fields pushing up against wooded hills. Still largely empty.

But, of course, I saw something like this:

on the flight in. Someone must live there.

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