Grey Nomads Robin & Yasuko back in Japan after 8 years and loving it

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Kobe, Himeji Castle (& Okonmiyaki)

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | Views [1128]

Kobe , Himeji Castle , (& Okonomiyaki) It’s quite a long time since we were in Kobe and it took us a while to get our bearings.   We were looking for our favourite little Okonomiyaki shop where we used to go 35 years ago, but we couldn’t ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Kobe & Himeji Castle

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Food & Culture
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Shizuoka & Kyoto

Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Views [550]

Shizuoka & Kyoto: (Temples , Shrines & Maiko-san) We took the Shinkansen about one hour to Shizuoka to meet Nobuko Kawashima, another of Yasuko’s friends, and hopped off the train long enough to have some delicious sushi, a cup ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Shizuoka & Kyoto

Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Culture
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Yokohama & Yakitori

Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | Views [839] | Comments [1]

Yokohama & Yakitori (Friends & Food) We got off the Shinkansen at Shinagawa ( Tokyo ) and took the local train to Kannai ( Yokohama ) – avoiding too many changes.   At 4.30 in the afternoon it was almost dark and threatening to rain ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Gallery: Yokohama & Yakitori

Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Friends & Food
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Shabu-Shabu & Hot Springs

Saturday, 3 Nov 2007 | Views [861]

Shabu-Shabu and the Hot Springs Yasuko’s old school friend Kimi and her husband took us out for Shabu-Shabu at a local restaurant just around the corner from the family home, which was very impressive.   Typical of older style Japanese restaurants, ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: HOT SPRINGS

Saturday, 3 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Traditional
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Gallery: Ayu & Shabu Shabu

Saturday, 3 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

FOOD
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Off to NOBEOKA

Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | Views [408] | Comments [1]

Off to NOBEOKA Got away from Brisbane (Jetstar again) and had the first of many delays – about half an hour late taking off – no reason given.   But we caught our flight in Sydney ok and then waited on the ground for another 45 minute delay ... Read more >

Tags: Family


Gallery: Nobeoka

Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Back home in Nobeoka
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