Roving video journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Asia-Pacific. Often covering Latin America as well. Eng-Spa-Jpn-Por-Fra spoken.
Before its liquidation, Kongo Gumi was the oldest continuously operating company int he world. Founded in Japan a mere century after the fall of the Roman Empire, it survived extreme changes in Japan's culture, government, and economy, preserving traditional construction techniques and family values for over 1,400 years.