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SHUNSUKE IWAIさん: SIW
ハンドル名SHUNSUKE IWAI さん
ブログタイトルSIW
ブログURLhttp://shunsukeiwai.blogspot.com/
サイト紹介文WELCOME ABOARD.
自由文Creative Director. Singer. Hotel maniac. Airplane geek. Frequent flyer. Not a pilot, yet.
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更新頻度(1年)情報提供183回 / 365日(平均3.5回/週) - 参加 2009/04/26 01:38

SHUNSUKE IWAI さんのブログ記事

  • BACK IN MONTENEGRO
  • I ran through the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina...ボスニア・ヘルツェゴビナ南部を駆け抜けて・・・...and crossed the border again at a small check point.小さなチェックポイントで再び国境を越える。I'm back in Montenegro.モンテネグロに帰ってきた。Heading for Tivat viewing Our Lady of the Rocks.「岩礁の聖母」を横目に、ティヴァトへ向かう。 [続きを読む]
  • BLAGAJ TEKKE
  • As soon as I posted a photo of Stari Most onto Instagram, my US-based colleague gave me a message saying that I should go to this place near Mostar?Blagaj Tekke. Here, a Muslim dervish house stands next to a cavern that is the source of the Buna river. They say these facilities were founded in the 16th century during Ottoman Bosnia era and today people are still praising God at this holy site. It [続きを読む]
  • THE SNIPER TOWER
  • This building standing at the intersection in downtown Mostar was supposed to become a bank. But the war broke out and it was conv
    erted to an instrument to kill people. Now people call it Sniper Tower.モスタルのダウンタウンの交差点に建つこ
    のビルは、もともと銀行になるはずだった。でも戦争が始まり、人を殺すための装置に生まれ変
    わった。今ではスナイパータワーと呼ばれている。 [続きを読む]
  • EXPERIENCING MOSTAR PART1
  • Adhan in the air. A touch of Eastern Europe. An atmosphere of the final stop on the Silk Road. The lingering scent of socialism. M
    ostar is a mixture of them. And I like it.アザーンの響き。東欧の味わい。シルクロードの終着地の雰囲気
    。そして、社会主義の残り香。この街ではそれが混じり合っている。モスタルは良い。 [続きを読む]
  • STARI MOST
  • I've always wanted to come here. Stari Most (Old Bridge) is an indisputable symbol of Mostar, and the name Mostar actually means “bridge keeper". It is said that this limestone bridge built in 1567 during the Ottoman era was the longest single span stone arch on the planet at that time. But in 1993 during the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the more than 400-year-old architectural feat was destroy [続きを読む]
  • HOTEL MEPAS PART2
  • The night view of Mostar from my room.部屋からモスタルの夜景を眺める。I didn't expect I could swim in Bosnia.ボスニアで泳げるなんて、思ってもいなかった。Time to chill at the lobby lounge with after-dinner coffee.ディナーの後は、ロビーラウンジでコーヒーを飲みながらのんびり。 [続きを読む]
  • HOTEL MEPAS PART1
  • Checked into a spacious suite of Hotel Mepas, Mostar's first five star. The hotel doesn't look so attractive from the ou
    tside because it is located inside a downtown shopping complex, but the room is quite comfortable.モスタル初のファイブ
    スター、ホテルメパスの広々としたスイートにチェックインした。ダウンタウンにあるショッピ
    ングセンターの中に入っているので外見はそれほどセクシーではないが、部屋はとて [続きを読む]
  • ENTERING BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
  • I drove north along the beautiful Adriatic coast...美しいアドリア海の海岸に沿って北上し・・・...and tried to cross the border at a small check point on a narrow mountain path. But the officer told me I needed to use the other check point for some reason.細い山道に作られた小さな検問所で国境を越えようとしたら、係官が別の検問所へ向かえと言う。通過できない何らかの理由があるらしい。So I tried again at [続きを読む]
  • DUBROVNIK OLD TOWN: FROM ABOVE
  • How to enjoy the Old Town of Dubrovnik Step Five: Take the aerial tramway (They call it the cable car here) to the top of Mount Sr
    dj and get the whole picture of the town. And don't forget to visit Fort Imperial near the upper tramway station. You can lea
    rn about the Siege of Dubrovnik, which was happening at the time when I was finishing university, inside the old fortress built by
    the [続きを読む]
  • DUBROVNIK OLD TOWN: CITY WALLS
  • How to enjoy the Old Town of Dubrovnik Step Two: Walk all the way around the almost 2-km-long city walls, which used to protect th
    e city-state of Dubrovnik a.k.a. the Republic of Ragusa, staying away from group tourists especially ones with selfie sticks.ド
    ゥブロヴニク旧市街の楽しみ方、ステップ2:団体観光客―特に自撮り棒を持っている連中―に遭
    遇しないようにしながら、かつて都市国家ドゥブロ [続きを読む]
  • HOTEL BELLEVUE DUBROVNIK PART3
  • Had a dip in the indoor infinity pool. Then, jacuzzi.インドアのインフィニティプールで少し泳ぐ。そのあと、ジャクージ。Even an elevator offers a sea view.エレベーターからも海を眺められる。After walking around the Old Town, I came back to the pool and closed my day.旧市街を歩き回ったあと、プールに戻って一日を終える。 [続きを読む]
  • HOTEL BELLEVUE DUBROVNIK PART2
  • A view from my balcony.部屋のバルコニーからの眺め。Looking down the hotel's private beach.見下ろすと、そこはホテルのプライベートビーチ。And I went down to the beach.で、そのビーチに降りてみた。Breakfast is served at a light-filled restaurant.朝食は光に満ちたレストランで。You can enjoy sea views from anywhere in the hotel. True to its name.ホテルのあらゆる場所から海が見える。まさに名前の通り。 [続きを読む]
  • HOTEL BELLEVUE DUBROVNIK PART1
  • Hotel Bellevue stands on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Adriatic Sea and is located within easy walking distance to Dubrovnik
    's Old Town (A bus stop is also close in case you got tired from walking). The hotel gave me a nice corner suite on the top f
    loor. And it came with a balcony that was an ideal place to immerse myself in the deep blue of the sea and the sky.アドリア海
    に面した崖 [続きを読む]
  • BACK IN REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA
  • After filling up the gas tank...満タンにしてから・・・I crossed the border.国境を越える。Entering Republika Hrvatska a.k.a. Croatia. I'm back for the first time in 15 years.リパブリカ・フルヴァツカ、つまりクロアチアに入国。15年ぶりに帰ってきた。Approaching Dubrovnik.まもなくドゥブロヴニク。 [続きを読む]
  • KAMENARI-LEPETANE FERRY
  • Driving to Croatia. At the town of Lepetane, I embarked on a ferry boat with my Octavia to take a short cut over the Bay of Kotor.
    It's quick, efficient, and almost like an extension of the road. Majestic views from the open vehicle deck is a big bonus.
    クロアチアに向かってドライブする。コトル湾の上をショートカットするため、レペテインの街
    でオクタビアごとフェリーに乗った。クイックで、効率が良く、ま [続きを読む]
  • DINNER IN THE VEGAS OF MONTENEGRO
  • Unfortunately Nobu Montenegro is closed during winter, so I came to the oriental restaurant in Hotel Splended, a vegas-macau-style
    all-inclusive 5-star resort with a casino near Budva, for my last dinner in Montenegro. I ordered sushi and found it was not bad
    compared to regular sushi in the US.残念ながらNobuモンテネグロは冬季休業。そこでモンテネグロでの最後
    のディナーはホテル・スプレンディドにある [続きを読む]
  • LOOKING FOR TRACES OF SOCIALISM
  • Apartment towers that have strangely small openings. A brutalist building built by an anonymous architect. And an abandoned sports
    complex. I walked around downtown Podgorica looking for traces of socialism.奇妙なほど開口部が小さなアパートメ
    ント棟。誰かわからない建築家によってデザインされたブルータリズムな建物。そして廃墟化し
    たスポーツコンプレックス。社会主義の名残を探しながら、ポドゴリツァの [続きを読む]
  • BRUTALIST IN PODGORICA
  • Made a stopover at Podgorica, the capital and largest city of Montenegro, and had a lunch at Hotel Podgorica on the riverbank of Morača River. The unique Brutalist building of this hotel was designed by the first female Montenegrin architect Svetlana Kana Radević in the 60s. Radević studied in Yugoslavia, the US, and later Japan. It is said that her studies in Japan strongly infl [続きを読む]