Hotel New Silk
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... rise to become the Train Master.
Paul (Me): Along for the ride and cultural experience, being the only person with a camera, I was the Photo Master, responsible for documenting our trip through the lens of my Lumix TZ40.
Meg: Just graduated from school with an Engineering degree, Meg was travelling on her own in Japan to take a break before looking for work.
Hiking in Hakuba
Alistair and David decided to join ...
... Shogunate, the last of shogunate to control Japan.
Cultural notes taken from Wikipedia:
... smoking and general salaryman ennui, and the old broads need something to do because they live forever. And, while they generally move very slowly, we saw a group of four tromping off into the mountains wearing bear bells.
Beyond eating, contemplating, and hiking (we walked up to the site of the old Tsumago castle) there wasn't much to do in Tsumago except one museum, which was in the preserved house of a wealthy ...
... day we stayed in Haruno Madoka and I spent the afternoon swapping culinary ideas and she taught me how to make a traditional version of mochi! I had made these before at my host in Yamanashi but I have to say that the way Madoka makes them is much more tasty from a western palette. The dough is made from tofu and sticky rice powder and then filled with any sweet gooey concoction you can think up. We used mashed sweet potatoes in ours but in the past she has ...
Food...it's always on my mind and it's how I plan my daily routine. In my family its a running joke to compare our eating habits to hobbits and we frequently wonder if it is time for luncheon or only elevenses. And since food porn is now currently acceptable I am sure that at least half of you out there reading this will be entertained by the account of food that is about to follow.
Sushi! There is no food quite like it that I can think of. Fish is one ...