Sunday 14 & monday 15 april 2013 - Takayama spring festival, Japan
Wednesday 10 april 2013 - Lamp no Yado Onsen ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn with hot-spring baths) in Suzu - Noto, Japan
Monday 8 april 2013 - The post town of Narai in Kiso valley, Japan, on the former Nakasendo post route
Monday 8 april 2013 - Hike from Tsumago to Magome via the steep pass Magome-toge - Kiso valley, Japan
Sunday 7 april 2013 - The post town of Tsumago in Kiso valley, Japan, on the former Nakasendo post route that connected Edo (now called Tokyo) with Kyoto
Friday 5 april 2013 - Eating okonomiyaki, “a Japanese-style pizza” made with eggs, cabbage, seafood and pork and an old favourite of mine. In Hiroshima the okonomiyaki comes with noodles.