Every travel book is a personal memoir of sorts. How can anyone capture everything magical about a city - whether it's a small place like Vancouver or the world's biggest megacity?
Tokyo on Foot takes a totally different tack - it's a very personal memoir of the sights of Tokyo, collected in very sweet drawings.
The author would basically set up on corners in a few of Tokyo's neighbourhoods and draw people, buildings, or whatever struck his fancy.
The homemade maps are priceless and brought back memories of the places my wife and I visited.
Such a fun read - and such an interesting window in Tokyo circa 2006.