Friday Photo: August 2015

In transferring my photos last week from my memory card to my (finally-arrived-and-set-up) desktop computer, I noted that I took around 1200 photos during our week in Tohoku. Yikes. How do I pick a favorite from that? Well, instead of sifting through all 1200 with a very critical eye, I just went with the one... Continue Reading →

Family Fun: Takachiho

My family and I┬áspent this past Saturday on a day trip down to Takachiho. It's on the other side of Mt Aso from Kumamoto City, tucked into the northwest corner of Miyazaki Prefecture. My husband and I had been before, just the two of us, but this time we took our three-year-old along and discovered... Continue Reading →

Manhole Monday: Takachiho

Just when I thought I was running low on manhole covers, a weekend away from Kumamoto landed me with at least a few more postings' worth. One of the first stops the itinerary was the town of Takachiho, a blink-and-you-miss-it kind of place in a mountainous corner of central Kyushu. Takachiho has strong ties to... Continue Reading →

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