21 December 2011
Farewell, Japan. Until next time.
17 November 2011
Karaoke with friends
12 November 2011
Nijo Castle. Nice to stroll around.
Ricksaw ride through bamboo forest and part of Kyoto. Our guide was fun to talk with.
11 November 2011
A portion of Kiyomizu-dera overlooking part of Kyoto.
21 October 2011
Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Saw the historic portion of Takayama.
After seeing the morning market outside of it, I visited Takayama Jinya, a former government outpost from the Edo period.
8 October 2011
24 September 2011
Made my own wagashi (traditional sweet).
Kenrokuen - beautiful garden.
23 September 2011
Tried my hand at gold-sticking on a lacquered box lid. Not too shabby, if I do say so myself.
Visit to Eiheiji and its temple.
3 September 2011
My host family is wonderful. Look at their welcome gift to me.
1 September 2011
Inuyama castle. One of the multiple places I saw and activities I participated in in Inuyama.
29 August 2011
Arrived in Inuyama for orientation.