Some shots of people from Motomachi Chukagai.
Let me begin with a story. We take the Tokyo Toyoko train line to get to the area we live in. At the very end of the line, the train has the possibility of switching to another line and going… Read more ›
This is really a post for family who didn’t get to see the girls on Christmas.
Earlier in the week we took a trip up to Nagano. Nagano is about 150 miles north east of Tokyo, so we took the Shinkansen (bullet train) to get there. It took about an hour and a half and was a… Read more ›
While my parents were here we took them to a bunch of awesome places. We went to the Open Air Museum in Hakone, one of my favorite places in Japan. This is Van Gogh. By Picasso There’s a huge tower… Read more ›
While my parents were here we went to a bunch of different places. We went to the Shrine of the 47 Ronin: My dad acted out the story for the girls- this is the well where they washed the head… Read more ›
We took my parents out to the Imperial Palace grounds. It was really beautiful. It’s always rained when we went previously, so we never went inside and looked around. The moat. The dolphin that used to be on the gate… Read more ›
While my parents were here we went to Tokyo Disneyland for the day. (They went for two days to celebrate their anniversary.) It was all decorated for Halloween, and was pretty fantastic. During the month of October, anyone can wear… Read more ›
Boro Ichi is a great big flea market that runs for two days in December and two days in January. There are over 700 stalls. We came home with a sword for Bruce, kokeshi dolls for the girls, and plenty… Read more ›
This is the last post, until I load the pictures on from my iPod and discover a whole bunch I didn’t post. Shoganai. (It is what it is.) We went to Disneyland with my parents during the Halloween season. The… Read more ›