Monthly Archives: April 2014

Top Smells of Japan

青い畳, or green tatami mats. When I visited Japan in 1993 with Garfield Orchestra, we stayed in a newly built resort in Kobe that had green tatami. (The place we stayed was 神戸市の総合福祉ゾーンしあわせの村, in case I ever want to go back.) … Continue reading

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Japan 2014 – Part A

Due to birth of my second son, which allowed me to take off a lot of time from work, I got to travel in Japan for over 3 weeks. Hitomi planned out the entire trip, and for this I am … Continue reading

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