Monthly Archives: October 2012

Excess Takayama Photos

We have a bunch of extra photos that didn’t go into Jen’s write-ups, so here’s a gallery of extras. Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Takayama 2: in which we appreciate electric lighting and insulation

Our second day out of Tokyo, we wandered down to Hida no Sato, a┬áhistoric village on the outskirts of Takayama with a few dozen old houses moved in from all over the region. Most of them are from the mid-1700s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Takayama: in which we escape Tokyo for historic mountain town

We recently escaped the office for a few extra days to make a long weekend getaway to the west. ┬áThere are a couple of older mountain towns up there famous for their preserved streets and thatched roofs. So last Friday, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gardens and Archery

This weekend we ran around the city to a bunch of random events and errands. After our regular stocking-up trip to buy more kitten toys, we got dinner Saturday evening with a friend from the embassy at one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment