I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Really turning Japanese

Really turning Japanese Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan We had chosen the train to catch the night before so we rocked up to the station to reserve seats. None. So we found some on the earlier train which gave us 20 mins to grab a snack and board. Crab and omelette sushi was the go and… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Really turning Japanese

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Cherrrrrrrrry Blooossssooommsss are go!

Cherrrrrrrrry Blooossssooommsss are go! Nagoya, Japan Nagoya, Japan After a night in our dormitory private bunks, we all were ready for a quick breakfast stroll before the train to Nagoya. The weather was beautiful and sunny though still a brisk temp. Hands and feet were soon frozen. We headed off for a coffee at Don’s… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Cherrrrrrrrry Blooossssooommsss are go!

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Sampling, Sake and Cycling.

Sampling, Sake and Cycling. Takayama, Japan Takayama, Japan We were surprised to see snow quite low down on the mountains surrounding Nagano when we left the hotel in the morning confirming that I had indeed been quite cold overnight. We had an early train to catch so we walked straight to the train station and… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Sampling, Sake and Cycling.

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Brass monkey cold!

Brass monkey cold! Nagano, Japan Nagano, Japan We started off fairly early as we knew that we had quite a bit to fit in. We arrived at the station a bit earlier than the breakfast places would have liked as they were all closed. We set off on a little walk around to try to… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Brass monkey cold!

I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Wet start…

Wet start… Brisbane, Australia Brisbane, Australia We left Brisbane for the Gold Coast just at the start of a massive low from Cyclone Debbie. When we arrived at the airport we were surprised to hear that all schools had a rain day. We have never had this happen ever before that we can remember. Zita… Continue reading I’m turning Japanese…I really think so! Wet start…

Broome and Beyond: Broome – last hours…….

Broome – last hours……. Broome, Australia Broome, Australia After asleep in we awoke to hear that Zita had been very unwell during the night and was not up to anything but resting for the day. The motel kindly offered to extend their room until 12 pm and allow her to sleep in the air conditioned… Continue reading Broome and Beyond: Broome – last hours…….