Omar in Japan (Spring 2015)

ようこそ!Welcome to my blog from Japan! My name’s Omar Pineda, originally from New York, and studying Mathematics and Asian Languages & Civilizations at Amherst College. I’ve been spending my Junior year in Kyoto, Japan with the Associated Kyoto Program since last August. Click the links below for stories and pictures on what I’ve been doing. First time blogging so for any fumbles, 許してください!

Sayounara Japan and a Trip to Europe

Fitting into Japanese Society

Education in Japan and New Beginnings

A Day in the Life

Festivals and Celebrations. Temples and Monks.

In Pursuit of the Cherry Blossoms

Occupying Spaces: Tradition vs Modernity

The Other in Japan

Japanese Cuisine: Innovation and a Hidden Diversity

First Impressions (and the past 5 months)

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