weirdish wild space
it's opener there in the wide open air
OSAKA + TAKAYAMA, JAPAN
School trip on the train!
Dotonburi at night
Scary bear pees!!!
Yes, I'd LOVE a clock monsieur, merci!
Cole chops carrots at our Osaka Eats cooking class
Fresh udon at our Osaka Eats cooking class
Cole makes okonomiyaki on a stick!
Alex makes okonomiyaki on a stick!
Cooking class success
Green tea Kit Kat for dessert
All these zoo animals are cross-eyed
Original torii from the 1200s at Shitenno-ji
Osaka supermarket with crazy neon signs
Whole fish, anyone?
How about a sting ray for dinner?
Canal next to Dotonburi
GIANT toro sushi. AMAZING.
Train to Takayama
Walking to our cottage at Wanosato Ryokan!
Welcome mochi and tea :)
Fireplace in the main room
Waiting for kaiseki at Wanosato
Kaiseki - first course
Kaiseki - sashimi
Kaiseki - hida beef!
Kaiseki - udon
Kaiseki - grilled fish
Kaiseki - hot soba
Kaiseki - fruit and sugar foam
We drank too much sake
FREEZING prefectural building
Replica of 1955 Japanese alleyway at the Showa-era museum
Vida beef sushi!
Rice ball skewers
View from our cottage at Wanosato
Fish grilling by the fire
Potato and fish ball
BEST SHABU SHABU EVER
Yes, that's gold leaf on our hida beef for shabu shabu
"Western" breakfast at Wanosato
View from breakfast at Wanosato
Nagoya train station!! Hi, Nagoya Restaurant in Westfield, NJ!!
Bento Boxes on the Shinkansen!