Kenroku-en: The Garden of Six Attributes

Kanazawa has lots to offer – the lovely Kenroku-en Garden (Garden of Six Attributes) is considered one of Japan’s Top 3 gardens. The castle formerly known as Kanazawa, a reconstructed showcase of traditional Japanese engineering fronted by the imposing, original Ishikawa Gate has a 400-year long history. And there are many cool museums (a candy […]

Cycling through Suwa, Sipping Sake

Monday morning Stephen and I said goodbye to Skye as she headed south to Tokyo, work and the new house. I puttered about, uploading pictures while Stephen got rid of his washer and dryer, refrigerator, sofa, dining room table and chairs (when you rent an apartment in Japan, it comes with NOTHING, and must be […]