Bushwalking at Royal National Park – Sydney, Australia

"Let's do bushwalking at Royal National Park", Hery's WhatsApp message read when I told him I would stop by at his place over the weekend. I have never done any bushwalking before. So this would be my first experience. Just before nine in the morning, I was already at Central Station from the airport. Going through …

Sakuranomiya

As I began writing this, it dawned on me that the first time I saw a cherry tree blossom, or Sakura, was not in Japan interestingly. It was in Canberra, Australia. It was almost ten years ago when I attended a conference in that city and stayed at the Australian National University Housing. I could …