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temple and shrine

temple and shrine

 


wrestler/mma fighter/designer, minoru suzuki

 

bushwick manager ben travels to a timeless place with ancient traditions, state of the art technology and pro wrestling! konichiwa tokyo.  


destination:  
tokyo, japan

purpose of journey: the people, the vintage clothes, the wrestling, the video games.

never travel without: my ipod

favorite outfit you packed: sugar cane buckle back jeans, with one of the great vintage t’s i found durin’ my travels.

how many pairs of shoes: 1 :)

what were you listening to: lewis furey, matt tyson, charlie fawn, beach boys

favorite meal: ramen @  sukiya suidobashi

highlight of the trip: 4x wrestling shows at the mecca of japanese wrestling, korakuen hall as well as wrestle kingdom at tokyo dome with 40,000 others :)

 



subway

looking out to yokohama / tokyo shrines

 

tokyo shrine

a little piece of home. airstream in harajuku / my new friend…



lantern shrine at night

subway staircase / coming of age day, lots of amazing kimonos that day

wheeeew..

meeting ultimo dragon, one of the top light heavyweight wrestlers of history

wrestle kingdom 12 40,000 + in the tokyo dome!

rikidozan, the father of japanese wrestling with two of the most prestigious titles

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