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Transcontinental Roadtrip #3

Happy New Year 2013! This is our rest day on the drive – a short day from Adelaide to the Barossa Valley.  Yuki’s new year custom is a lovely lunch – so we had our third new year’s day winery long lunch in a row.  It’s not o-sechi, but we spent some hours sitting enjoying at Saltram in Angaston. (more…)

Akemashite omedeto gozaimasu

A belated happy new year.  新年にあけましておめでとうございます。今年も宜しくお願いしますね。Another year passed, and another begun.  I know this post is quite late, but I’ve had things to do.  Just because it’s the new year doesn’t mean that my life slows down.  In fact, things are already speeding up as time ticks on, deadlines loom and important decisions await. (more…)

U-turn rush

I’ve got the middle seat of the middle block of seats for 10 hours for the return to Tokyo. It’s the “U-turn rush” when everyone is trying to get back home after the New Year holiday. (more…)