Food, Photography, Travel, Japan

Archive for June, 2009

Chez Sawaki-san, Maestro of the Buckwheat Noodle 沢木さんの手打ちそば。本当に美味いです!脱帽です!間違いなく。

彼はそば屋の足元に倒れ込んだのです、こう大声を上げながら。「ああ!--ああ!!--ああ!!!」… 『むじな』(ラフカディオ・ハーン)

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またまたゆ~ing! Soaking in Ohara again.

Carpe of the Diem こいっよ!

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Glowing Balls (of Rice) えさ!

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Tofu and ‘hatake-niku’ ごま豆腐と畑肉(グルーテンで作ています)

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Garden and Grub いい景色ですね

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Sasha only mildly dischevelled by the 7 this time 今回オープンカーでまたまたSashaの髪をすこしだけ振り乱した

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Hey, maybe I could take this thing over Niagara Falls?お風呂で不良でしょうか?また「いい景色ですね」言えません

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Why does this Kappa remind me of Fumio? この河童は気味の悪いほどFumioにそっくりだ!

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また温泉マニアが始まりました! 溶けるぞ~! In Hot Water Again; this time Ohara Sanso

大原メルトダウンです。やっぱ、大原の里よりここがいい。値段が同じでもお風呂と食べ物と雰囲を気含めてここがいい。私達だけの意見かな?でもお湯もいいかな~

Back to Ohara, but this time Ohara Sanso rather than Ohara no Sato. We both prefered this place. Price is the same, but altogether rather nicer. Food, bath and -was it just our imaginations, but we both agreed – the water itself..

Here is a clear documentary photographic record:

Sashaが「お風呂はいりたい!」と。Sasha eager to get to the bath, aka, an ‘Ohara start’

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入浴前の餌 Pre-bath sustenance

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私とSasha入浴前 ローマンチックだな~! Sasha and I before we got in the bath. Er, romantic isn’t it?

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お店の人 Our guide

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お風呂の仲間 Our bathmate

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変なものが出った。河童天狗でしょうか? 絶対猛毒。注意!Strange water creature. Half-kappa, half-tengu, possibly poisonous

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お風呂からの景色 The view from the bath

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私の又の景色 The view, er, between my legs

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浄化されたSasha Post-bath Sasha all clean and shiny

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私も「わはは!いつまでもつか?」Me too. Let’s see how long it lasts

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