On the way to Kyoto, we stopped at the home of the Ninja. Read more →
Cherry blossom season has begun Read more →
View of the Kanto Plain Area from Mt Hasuge Read more →
This was the mikoshi that was in the tora-san film made here. You can see tora in the photo.
0 degrees here. still doesn’t look like snow as google is predicting.
one more hour till komoro.
few more stops to kofu
luckily going the opposite direction from tokyo today.
first transfer of the morning.
one benefit of taking short term teaching positions is seeing parts if tokyo i’d never see otherwise. had a quick bath after teaching today.
Saw Tora-san 30 and Osaka Story at the Shinbungeiza today. I finally saw enough movies there to get a free movie ticket! Tora-san is always great, though 30 is just okay, I think. The first night I ever spent in Japan was in Osaka in 1995. Watching Osaka Story, which was released in 1999, had me feeling how long ago that was. I enjoyed it though.