One street backed

Her deranged veneration seemed omnipresent and fundamental to the core of the city. I felt surrounded by cult worshipers. But they all disappeared almost instantly when I ippon ura’d (“one street backed” as we call it in my Japan pop-up newsletters) the sinking town. It seemed as if very few were here to explore.


Great essay by the ever great Craig Mod.

When I visited Granada in my youth with my parents every year we often did the same. Get away from the Alhambra and Cathedral and go where its people (and friends we have there) lived.

Better vibe, less tourists, unexpected beauty.