Sea of Blue Foliage: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 4

Sep. 6, 2011 by

The Aokigahara Jukai is is pure virgin forest estimated to be a little over 1000 years old. It lies on the western slopes of Fuji in the only area not covered with ash and lava in her last known eruption

Sea of Blue Foliage: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 3

Aug. 29, 2011 by

This my first true glimpse of the forest, and I can already tell it’s not a normal place. It’s too quiet, predator quiet, like a cat creeping up on an unguarded nest.

Aokigahara Jukai: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 2

Mar. 7, 2011 by

Part 2 of 4 – The Forest takes Root. As we sit in the fading afternoon light eating a late lunch at the Solar CafĂ©, I get to thinking about the first time my curiosity was set adrift in the

Aokigahara Jukai: A Night in the Suicide Forest – Part 1

Feb. 28, 2011 by

Part 1 of 4 – Getting there. Sometimes, I’m about as spontaneous as a tranquilized elephant chained to a rock, so when I get a call out of the blue from my good friend, photographer and artist Levi Rinker, to