Changing

The leaves are starting to change. It’s slow going for now, but I’m expecting an explosion of color soon. When that happens, I plan to take a trip West, to Kyoto. I’m told that it’s one of the best places to see the fall foliage.

Fujisan and Lake Biwa

If you ever have a chance to visit Yamanashi, I would recommend that you do. The area has a lot to see, things to do, and foods to eat. Also, if wine is your thing, I’m told that it is one of the things Yamanashi is known for. As I am unable to drink, I […]

Hibiscus

I went to Yamanashi yesterday with some friends. One of the places we visited was a large garden where you could see Mount Fuji. We had gone there in search of lunch, but there was only a souvenir shop, an ice cream stand, and an all you can eat tomato restaurant. While I do love […]

Mount Fuji

For the first week of my stay in Japan, I stayed in Yamanashi Japan. From there, you can see many moutains, one of which is the famous Mt. Fuji. The food and people in Yamanashi are really great too. The local tomatoes are to die for and if you can, definately sample the local miso.