Tokyo would probably be one of the creepiest cities if it were abandoned and covered with fog.
When it comes to beautiful landscapes, one of the best is anything with rolling banks of thick fog. Now, we imagine some people who live in places like Seattle or London might not agree with the sentiment, but for many of us, the heavy mist of a spring morning is like meandering through a dream. Maybe not the best way to get yourself ready for a day of work, admittedly, but it’s definitely affecting.
Of course, many in Japan would agree–from 12th century emperors to contemporary filmographers. Just check out this stunning video titled “TOKYO DENSE FOG” to see how something as simple as the weather can turn Japan’s modern capital into a mystical realm.
Halloween may be over for this year, but the weather gods in Saitama clearly hadn’t got the message on Wednesday morning this week, as the city was shrouded in a mysterious thick fog – with an even more mysterious name!
Akashi Kaikyō Bridge, often referred to as “Pearl Bridge”, was completely engulfed in thick fog on Thursday, creating an otherworldly scene. The featured image above has been retweeted over 5,000 times and reminds many netizens of the movie, The Mist. It also has everyone wondering just what is hiding in the thick clouds.
Any frequent traveler has no doubt had their share of flight delays, be it due to mechanical errors or weather conditions. It certainly sucks, but it’s not the end of the world.
However, an extremely long delay coupled with poor communication between China’s Kunming Changshui International Airport staff and their customers put thousands of angry passengers on the brink of full-scale rioting.
According to reports from Chinese media, the civil order steadily began to deteriorate as if the airport bar was manned by that ghost from The Shining serving up glasses of madness to all his customers.
It all began on January 3…