Another great joy of Japan travel is receiving so many
exquisitely designed maps and tickets and memorabilia.
They are treasured and folded into envelopes to make a book form.
Gail Rieke is an internationally recognized collage/ assemblage/ installation artist and teacher who lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She also publishes a monthly blog, ridetheflyingcarpet.blogspot.com. Gail has traveled to Japan many time over the years, and has co-led numerous tours with Steve Beimel.