Bonansha Cafe has great vegetarian food. If you have time stop by!
Kongobuji has the biggest rock garden in Japan. The large rocks represent dragons emerging from the rippled clouds.
New new check out this magazine for info on Aridagawa living. Good places to eat, good places to go and lots of local info inside!
Come hang out with me at Third Cafe.
Ill be sipping on fresh mint tea!
Today I had a surprise guest from England stop by to check out Shimizu. He is on a two month cyciling tour around Japan and he cycled up to Shimizu to check out where I was living. I got to show him around town and also we helped out at the Sansho Farm in town.
We also cycled to Koyasan to stay at a Temple. The ride up was vary peacefull and beautiful. If u have a chance I hilghly recommend it.
Today a TV crew came out from Tokyo to Shimizu to film a episode about Sansho Farmers and what they eat for lunch. This NHK TV program travals all around Japan to film people in all professions to find out what kinds of things they eat for lunch while they are at work. Its a very popular show in Japan. We were blessed with nice weather and had a great time. Thanks again!
To find out what they ate check out Sarameshi on NHK
Rainy day in Arida city. Come hang out with me at Third Cafe and enjoy the rain with a nice cup of coffee.
Come cool off from the hot summer heat and come dip into some fresh mountain water.
Katori-senko is a Japanese mosquito coil used throughout Japan to keep the bugs away from your summer time fun!
Kongobuji temple in Koyasan
Shimizu is world famouse for their hand picked Budo sansho.