Monthly Archives: March 2008

FOOOOOOOOOD!!!

It’s been a week removed from my Japan trip and I’m still feeling out of place, coughing up plenny gullas and resisting the urge to blast the A/C all day and night. A few more images for the record, trying not to forget. Awabi sashimi plate at Aji… Continue reading

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Varsity Theater demolished

http://alawaisoul.blogspot.com/2008/03/rip-varsity-theater-1938-2008.html My friend came across the destruction of Varsity Theater and snapped a few photos. I was in Japan last week and had NO idea that the time bomb was even ticking.This was the … Continue reading

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Japanese culture tour continues…

More food, more history. I should be taking pictures of the BABES cause there are more of them too! Is this still the largest wooden structure in the world? Might as well be. I’m sure it’s the largest one with the most t-shirts sold in honor of Bu… Continue reading

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Nature, food, the works…

Today: Hakone Komagatake Ropeway View from the top Menu at Tonkatsu Wako: http://www.wako-group.co.jp/02shop_re_menu.htmlOnly one day/night in Kyoto, which is too damn rushed. All day in Kyoto/Nara and then on to Osaka. Continue reading

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Dinner: Fuji Lake Hotel

Tuesday’s dinner at the Fuji Lake Hotel at Lake Kawaguchi. We had a LOT of stuff: sashimi, shabu-shabu, tempura, fugu, tsukemono, some stew thingie, weeds, fish bait, and on and on.I also got an order of basashi (horse sashimi): This is something … Continue reading

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Japan 2008

No time in Tokyo for shopping, which is a damn shame. We wasted time in Ameyoko and Asakusa. Not nearly enough time in Akihabara, 45 minutes spent in one (1) store! I got some S-VHS tape (which pretty much doesn’t exist anymore in Hawaii) and a pl… Continue reading

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Moooooo!!!

Birthday dinner at Ruth’s Chris (Restaurant Row) with The Family last night, including the Mainlanders. One had fish, the rest had EVIL RED MEAT: Moooo! Baaa-aahhh!! Also healthy portions of creamed spinach and different kinda potatoes but I don’t… Continue reading

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