Category Archives: Travel
Went to Tombstone. Took pictures. Oh yeah… I’m your huckleberry.
Here I sit at 成田国際空港 (Narita International Airport), awaiting my slightly-delayed flight back to San Francisco. After clearing security* and immigrations, I grabbed a bowl of delicious tenpura udon, chatted over lunch with a military wife on her way back … Continue reading
All my bags are packed I’m ready to go I’m standin’ here in Tokyo I hate to wake you up to say “I’m heading to Narita and should be home relatively soooooooon…” [ahem] Sorry. Anyhoo, I’ve been scouring the room … Continue reading
The entire office went out tonight for a very nice Chinese/Japanese sort of meal in Azabu. I even drank a little bit of beer. Those who know me well understand the significance of that. The booze flowed like water, but … Continue reading
The long-anticipated meeting with Sony has been accomplished. It took place at SCEI (Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.), home of the Playstation and PSP. The inside of the ground floor lobby was amazing. It looked like one might expect Kato Kaelin’s … Continue reading
As you can probably see, typhoon #4 appears to still be on track. Thankfully, it looks like its effects will largely miss Honshu, pelting us only with wind and rain. If Ol’ #4 doesn’t hammer the mainland too badly, my … Continue reading
Broke for lunch and walked past the famous Meiji Jingu baseball stadium, home of the Yakult Swallows. Stopped at a place that is famous for “old-style” ramen and had a bowl of menma ramen (ramen packed with bamboo shoots). I’m … Continue reading
See the big dotted circle on top? I’m about 3cm to the left of where that will be when I’m scheduled to fly out of Tokyo Narita tomorrow. I’ll keep you posted.
Day 5: The morning of my last full day and night in Tokyo. Being in Tokyo again has been blur… a blur of trains, pictures, blisters, elation, exhaustion, cute little girls in their sailor outfits, delicious food, loneliness, language, and … Continue reading