Saturday, January 06, 2007

Leaving Honjo


Leaving Honjo
Originally uploaded by Gunnella73.

After 2 weeks of absolute spoilage were heading home. Of course after the kids eagerly awaiting snow it seems it will finally snow today(and for the next week), just as were leaving of course.

Asukas little helper


Asukas little helper
Originally uploaded by Gunnella73.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Only in Japan


Only in Japan
Originally uploaded by Gunnella73.

Squid cookies anyone? Probably would have gone down well with the jellyfish icecream i was offered later in the day

Had a wee run-in with a Namahagemonster today


Had a wee run-in with a Namahagemonster today
Originally uploaded by Gunnella73.

Went to see the Namahage, a local Akita monster visiting from the mountain of Oga, which incdentally bears a strikin character resemblance to the Icelandic Gryla only a tad more colorful. Will tell u more once i get to a computer (my thumb is giving up now)

Cheers

Monday, January 01, 2007

Happy New Year!


Happy New Year!
Originally uploaded by Gunnella73.

Having fun in Akita



Happy New Year!
Originally uploaded by Gunnella73.

Having fun in Akita



Happy New Year!
Originally uploaded by Gunnella73.

Having fun in Akita