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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 ...
A little authors note first: I'll be writing a lot more information in each picture so be sure to click on them. Also each post will cover my entire stay in that city. Sekigahara 8/3
So Mom's been accusing me the last couple of blogs that I came to Japan for an Anime pilgrimage. That couldn't be farther from the truth. I love history, and if you haven't noticed there is a particular man that has ...
... is basically one street in a river valley with old Edo period wooden structures that have been restored. Our Ryokan seemed to be the center of the town and the largest business. There were a few ice cream shops, a couple soba restaurants, and that's about it. And that was fine, after five days in Tokyo I needed to contemplate a carp pond and generally take it easy. The Ryokan itself was quite beautiful, with both an outer and ...
... were left to coax the wolves out and protect the crops. Like the US, however, wolves became more threat than help in the present day and are now extinct even though wild boar remain in abundance and have frolicked in fields owned by Madoka and Daisuke. This made for some interesting garlic harvesting and is one of the main reasons that the family does not grow sweet potatoes.
Sweet potatoes are a popular food even with the trouble it takes to grow them. On ...