Magnolias

Near the branch office I’m currently assigned to, there’s a really good artisan noodle restaurant, where you can create a custom bowl of kishimen. Kishimen is a local specialty, which is like a thinner version of udon. Outside the shop is an outdoor seating area with a couple of potted magnolia trees. The trees themselves […]

Sun Dappled Path

During Golden Week, I tried to getvout a bit more since the weather was so nice. One place I went was a park near one of the stations on my train line. Although it was only a few minutes from the station, I had no idea it existed until recently. I was also surprised by […]

A Moat

Shizuoka City, early May 2021. This moat once surrounded a castle, but now goes around some schools and a park.