Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

Old farms in the mountains of Japan

Enjoying a lunchtime stroll through the historic neighborhood near work. I’m admiring 80 and 90 year old homes with bronze plaques commemorating their architects and builders. I’m reminded of the … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Spooky abandoned orange farm 不気味な捨てられたみかん農園 – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

I don’t often get spooked though this place definitely creeped me out. Perhaps it was because I was alone, deep along an abandoned road an hour from my car yet only 50 minutes from nightfall, and without a flashlight.

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lost tea farm 失われた茶農園 – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

Welcome to the Abandoned Japan blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of Japan with me. I’m available on Twitter, … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Return to the mountain top green tea farm 山頂日本緑茶ファームに戻る – Walking in Japan 日本でのウォーキング

Here is the link to the original video “Mountain top green tea farm.” http://youtu.be/fsWp2I0AD-Q Here is a link to the second video “Searching for the lost green tea farm.” http://youtu.be/4ISyeOsFFmIContinue reading

July 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

Forgotten Japanese river god 日本では忘れられた神 – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

Welcome to the Abandoned Japan blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of Japan with me. I’m available on Facebook … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Forgotten Japanese home 日本では忘れられていた家 – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

Welcome to the softypapa blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have chosen to walk awhile with me. I’m available on Facebook and Google+ if … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Abandoned green tea farm 放棄された日本の緑茶ファーム – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

Welcome to the Abandoned Japan blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of Japan with me. I’m available on Facebook … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Old deserted farm compound – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

Welcome to the Abandoned Japan blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of Japan with me. I’m available on Facebook … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Urban ruin – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

Welcome to the Abandoned Japan blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of Japan with me. I’m available on Facebook … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Old buildings falling to ruin – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

Welcome to the Abandoned Japan blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of Japan with me. I’m available on Facebook … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment
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