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... own santoku knife and watched while the guy sharpened and wrapped it for me. It's made out of Japanese Carbon which is incredibly sharp (and high maintenance but I think it will be worth it!). We decided on a "light" lunch and tried out Sushi Go Round - or sushi train as we know it. This sushi was so delicate and fresh and seasoned perfectly with wasabi and the selection was insane. We ate tower after tower of plates between us all ...
... elicits wide-eyed wonder, but the rest of the meal is quite outstanding. The pizza would even appeal to RI brick-oven experts!
Back to the station, we wander through the now thick crowds like a set of ducklings. Two-by-two the Amy-Lily combo is easier to spot and keep track of than you might think and we manage to stay together despite some accordion-like expanding and contracting of the line.
The fun with Amy continues back at the home ...
... lt;-- hah!) in the Japanese traditional life. Ten to fifteen years ago I had three difficult to maintain, dwarf-sized wanna-be trees myself. There's no point in calling those 'bonsai', because now I know that my attempts did not deserve this honorable title. As soon as we entered the first nursery in Omiya I was perplexed about the perfection of all the different bonsai that surrounded me. There must have been several hundred. Each pot perfectly matched ...
Today was the annual PonyCon and seeing as how much I like My Little Pony I naturally didn´t go. Everyone else went, though; but me and Andreas decided to take the train to Mt Hachikoku, a small mountain/forest a little less than an hour west of Tokyo. This is the forest were the movie My Neighbour Totoro takes place, and ...
... peaceful, although a bit cold.
I made again some shots overthere.
The good point is that, when you visit some parks during the evening, they add nice soft lights to show the trees.
At a moment the path in the mountain was blocked, we couldn't access all areas. It was dark, not lighted, better to not get lost or fall overthere. So we decided to go back and reach the car.
On the way to go back, it was a bit ...