This award-winning book by Mark Edward Harris celebrates the beauty and tranquility of Japanese bathing culture. Each page features breathtaking black-and-white photography of some of Japan’s most beautiful indoor and outdoor hot springs. Each photo captures the natural beauty of Japan's onsen as well as the beauty of a culture enjoying one of its most time-honored traditions.
Whether you have bathed in Japan or one day hope to do so, this book is a visual journey that will captivate your heart and soul while transporting you to some of Japan’s most beautiful bathing locations.
What We Love: This book is a visual break from the day-to-day. Each photo exudes the serenity of the Japanese bathing experience. Exploring this book prior to bathing is a mood-shifting ritual in and of itself and is a wonderful tool to help switch gears from a busy day to a mindful bathing experience.
MarkEdward Harris’assignments have taken him to more than 100 countries on six continents. Hiseditorial work has appeared in publications such asVanity Fairand The New York Times to Conde Nast TravelerandThe London Sunday Times Travel Magazineas well as all the major photography and in-flight magazines.He is the recipient of numerous accolades including a CLIO, ACE, Aurora Gold, and IPA awards. His books includeFaces of the Twentieth Century: Master Photographers and Their Work,The Way of the Japanese Bath, Wanderlust,North Korea,South Korea,Inside Iranand his latestThe Travel Photo Essay: Describing A Journey Through Images.