Sanuki Udon Noodle Cooking Class June 8th 2008 7:30 am and the alarm clock is going off. Why is the alarm going off? Oh yeah, I have to catch an early train to Takase for an udon making class. Geez, I shouldn’t have gone out drinking last night. Toss on some clothes. Search for my keys and out the door.
Never been to Takase before and I didn’t expect the train ride to be so much fun. The fields were all being plowed for or planted wit ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kagawa In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
One of the best feelings in life is taking that first step, big or small, down a path that leads to the unknown. Discovering a new route home or getting yourself comfortably lost in a foreign environment. It is a strange form of excitement, elation. ... full info