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... Custard Taiyaki (Fish shaped pan cake with filling)
· Sushi train
o Ebi (Shrimp)
o Salt water Eel
o Marbled Tuna
o Tempura Corn
o Tamago (Omelette)
o Chicken ...
... We took the rapid local train which is 45 minutes to Kyoto much quicker than we thought and nearly missed the stop! Once we started walking from the station I had flash backs to 5 years ago but not enough to remember exactly where the accommodation was ! I did remember all the bikes out the front though ! I also remembered there was the new building and the old building . Chilling out in the common area we reread the ...
... to detail. If a single line is off then the final product will be ruined and the blocks are tweaked and turned by masters of the profession until perfection is achieved. For those of you not satisfied with my rude descriptions please YouTube a more in depth how to of wood block printing, it really is fascinating. The final wood block printing may have as many colors as desired but this means a block for each layer of color and a separate block that is the key, ...
... nitty gritty of the great wooden constructions of Japanese history. And with regards to food, well sometimes miso soup and rice can only keep us Americans going for so long before an intense desire for anything resembling bacon kicks in. First, the castle. Matsumoto Castle is one of the oldest Japanese castles still standing in its original glory. Although some castles were built in early periods and have been rebuilt throughout ...
... in the area. Now the Big Tree in Columbia is the oldest Bur Oak in Missouri (I think) and is a whopping 350 years old and not doing so hot these days. That poor little tree ain't got nuttin' on this cedar. The Sugi (Japanese for cedar) that we were privileged to see is over 1300 years old! And Madoka says that in cedar tree history this isn't even that old, the trees on Southwestern Yakushima Island are upwards of 8 or 9 thousand!! The pictures we posted don't quite ...