And among all the lights, she stood still lost not knowing where to call home. The surroundings were anything but believable, surreality sunk in and she found herself wandering, feeling in need of a title. The wanderer. A girl who walked the night and kept going for years to come. She herself, to never grow up, a glimmer roaming the streets eternally.
[Koishikawa Kourakuen 小石川後楽園 (Tokyo)]sawatobi 沢飛::Lit. marsh crossing. A path made of stepping stones (*tobi-ishi 飛石) placed in a shallow garden pond or stream. The stones (called sawatobi-ishi 沢飛石) serve to extend a path across the watercourse, often leading to a central island (nakajima 中島). ...
Steps at the rear of the backyard are concrete with wood planks on top. The steps, walk, fence, and patio are made of ipe, a Brazilian hardwood. The homeowners were hands-on when it came to landscaping, creating raised beds for vegetables and flowers. The fig tree in the middle is a relic of the house’s previous incarnation.
Aerial view of Central Park "Among the most important urban innovations of the mid-nineteenth century were great city parks, which reflected the desire of urban leaders to provide an antidote to the congestion of the city landscape. Parks, they argued, would allow city residents a healthy, restorative escape from the strains of urban life by reacquainting them with the natural world."