Friday, April 08, 2011

The Quake as it felt near Odawara Castle

Odawara, Kanagawa

The Quake as it felt near Odawara Castle

Keiko Couch can still feel the shaking.

Couch, a local color and image consultant, was in Japan when last week's deadly earthquake and tsunami hit. She and a friend had just finished touring an old castle in Odawara, outside of Tokyo, when the ground started moving.

"You don't know if the whole world is shaking or whether it's just you," Couch said Tuesday, one day after being able to fly back to Texas. "You just think you are having some dizziness, but it feels as though the whole world is shaking.

"It was very scary."

Couch was worried she wouldn't be able to return that night to Tokyo, where she had conducted several color and image workshops, because all of the trains had stopped. Read More



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