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Miscellaneous: Random Informational Blurbs
Unique merchandise, local scenery, things that catch the eye of a foreigner in Japan.
Late Fall in Izu
Here’s one of the many maple trees in the neighborhood that have finally hit their peak fall color.
December 6, 2020
Virtual Kit Kat Museum
Have you heard about the endless variety of Kit Kat flavors in Japan? Somehow it’s become the responsibility of Nestle Japan to push the limits of Kit Kat taste. Here’s a photo from a local grocery store.
December 5, 2020
Banjo no Taki (Banjo Waterfall)
In the small agricultural town of Naka Izu, in the north Central part of the peninsula, is a series of waterfalls along the Jizodo River. The first and most famous is called Banjo no Taki and has nothing to do with the kind of banjo we hear in bluegrass music. It’s just a coincidental sound similarity. The last of the series is Kodaki Falls (nothing to do with cameras either).
December 2, 2020
Cake decorating at the highest level
Japanese cakes are a work of art! And they taste incredible too.