Monthly Archives: October 2016

SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 2

        Overcast today but still soft after the beautiful rain of last night. After a good night sleep, we start on the right foot to discover treasures, essential major classics. Direction, the Northwest Kyoto with the quintessence regarding pond, dotted with … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 1

        October 26th, 2016. Here we are! This is the first day of SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – 4th edition, and this year this study trip is part of the theme of the tea garden, the chaniwa, also called roji. … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 6 – Tokyo & secret “roji”

         Today, the big city, Tokyo … that I leave as quickly as possible to the sea and quiet of a pearl nestled in the forest … a secret roji. There are no words … All I can say is, … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 5 – Okazaki-ku

        This morning, still with my bicycle, towards the east of Kyoto, a very wooded area, in complete harmony with nature nearby. The ubiquitous water drawn from Lake Biwa, seeps, springs and flows, one feels run under our feet. We guess … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 4 – Kitano-ku & Omotesenke

        In full form today, I choose my preferred means of locomotion in Kyoto … the bicycle ! It allows me each time to discover hidden treasures … And today, after just two blocks of houses, I “falls” on the atelier … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 3 – Minami & Fushimi-ku

        After a good, full night’s sleep, here I am totally refreshed and feel fine to go to a small shopping of gardeners! Towards Kyoto South. Once unearthed a few small wonders and tasted delicious chicken yakitori, I haste me to … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 2 – Kanazawa

        Today out of bed very early, I jump in my sneakers and hop, towards Kanazawa at the north by the express Thunderbird, city rightly nicknamed the little Kyoto. I begin with the ancient samurai district and Villa of Nomura Family … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 1 – Urasenke Kyoto

        I started this new stay in Japan in a heavy, moist heat of Indian summer which imposes me a slower pace. It is placed this year in the theme of tea garden, the chaniwa. And as usual, it provides me … Continue reading

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JAPAN 2016

        I will be in Japan from next October 18th to November 6th, for a SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR, but not only. However, the NIWAKI & Co firm stays opened. Someone looks after… all the niwaki, tsuboniwa of Shizen no sei … Continue reading

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New video – go to the light

         A new video is now on the e-learning Platform of JAPANESE GARDEN INSTITUTE ! To watch it, rendez-vous at this adress : http://www.japanese-garden-institute.com/elearning/ Looking forward to having you among the community of the “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” Academy … ! … Continue reading

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