Even if there are a few flowers left here and there, cherry blossom season is clearly over for 2013. Why does it have to be so short? Well, of course, if it was much longer it wouldn’t be as special. No real Hanami for me this year but my
Ah France, the country of curry and hot dogs… Some days, it’s just better to not try figuring out the whys and the hows…
Just some funny looking Daikon in the Shōdoshima countryside (more precisely in the village of Umaki)
Just a Totoro made of pine cones in Takamatsu. If you come to Takamatsu, I’ll tell you where it is (although to be honest, I haven’t been in a while, I can’t promise it’s still there)
Just a gardener tending to the pine-trees in Ritsurin-kōen. There are worse jobs.
Maybe you already know it, but Takamatsu is the city in Japan that has the longest network of Shōtengai (covered shopping street). This is one of them, Hyōgomachi, that houses two of my favorite restaurants in town among other things.