Civilians Write About World Cities
These are contributions by the civilians of Mizu City and their retelling of Mizu’s adventures around town. This series of publications will include insights on various cities and their cultures.
by Khushi Mundhwa With the world moving into the metaverse, Mizu thought of visiting a video game store in Seoul to purchase games with urban simulation. Video games had always been a form of vicarious travel for Mizu. She hadContinue reading “Mizu Goes Meta and Visits Cities in Video Games”
by Lakshmi Kalarikkal It has been 96 years since Colonel Percy Fawcett last made contact with the world, but the mystery he left behind still bewitches minds even today. Col. Fawcett was requested by the Royal Geographical Society to surveyContinue reading “The Lost City of Z and The Legend Behind It”
by Lakshmi Kalarikkal The city of Tokyo is structured like a poem, soaring mountains flow into deep valleys, while babbling streams undercut the sounds of trains. A unique beat hums across the metropolis. This rhythm has made the Tokyo in poetry truly lyrical. Some of the poetry that brings me home is transcribed below. TokyoContinue reading “The City of Tokyo in Poetry”
By Khushi Mundhwa With a smile on her face and a manga book in her hand, Mizu was thinking of the last time she had visited a café in Tokyo which had such books stocked up to the roof. It was the 28th day of last year when she stepped into a Mangakissa for theContinue reading “The Manga Cafes of Tokyo and What’s Inside Them”
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