A Trip to Iwate Prefecture Part II: Amongst the Woods and Temples

Originally published in The Sentinel By Anandeeta Gurung and Timothy Jim A Journey Continued Last time, we swept up Santetsu; today, we pick up our journey wandering Geibiki, before heading up the mountain-side to explore Chūson-ji Temple. The group alighted at the turning point for a short walk through the gorge. The cliffs on either… Read More A Trip to Iwate Prefecture Part II: Amongst the Woods and Temples

A Trip to Iwate Prefecture Part I: Drifting free

Originally published in The Sentinel By Anandeeta Gurung and Timothy Jim Photographs: Timothy Jim and Leandro Ishioka Prologue This April, 30 MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) scholarship students from a diverse set of 28 different nationalities, arrived at Tohoku University to pursue graduate research in an assortment of fields – specialties… Read More A Trip to Iwate Prefecture Part I: Drifting free

Celebrating Tohoku University International Festival 2016

TUIF 2016 Photo Courtesy: Minkyun Zion Bong Before coming to Japan, I used to ‘bother’ my Senpais studying in Japan a lot. I would ask millions of questions about studying abroad, living in Japan etc. which, they would reply me patiently. Today, as I write this post, I remember all the seniors from Japan, Canada, Germany,… Read More Celebrating Tohoku University International Festival 2016