The Bamiyan Valley Afghanistan
- Hirayama Ikuo
Hirayama Ikuo has traveled around the world for over 150 times, with the Sild Road as his major travel route. Every time he takes a sketch book and draws a sketch at the place that he arrives at. Hirayama once said, "When appreciating the scenery, you should paint what you see in the meantime." In his studio in Kamakura, there are nearly 600 sketch books.