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#playing in the #river by the #lake like you were still 8 years old (it’s good to use your friend’s children as an excuse)
#japan #traveling #trip #nature #outdoor #summer (at 松川湖)

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The real #wasabi ? Think of a carrot. You take the root, cut away the top where the leaves come out, then you scrape it making circles over a wooden tablet with #shark skin attached to it…
#わさび どうやって作る?植物の上部切ってから#鮫肌 が付いてる木の板に押して削る… #日常

#japan #tradition #trip #traveling #izu #food #cooking #日本 #伝統 #旅 #旅行 #伊豆 #料理 (at 松川湖)

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Some of you may know the katsuobushi, those flakes of dried tuna used over takoyaki, yakisoba, okonomiyaki and so on. But perhaps most people don’t know how it’s made: a chunk of dried tuna, mouldy in the outside, scraped with a hand-made blade tool…just #thebest
本当の#かつおぶし #鰹節 #かつお節 の作り方を見た事ある?外面がカビてるかつおのブロックを#手作り #道具 で削る。ただ#最高 な味!
#japan #cuisine #cooking #culture #tradition (at 松川湖)

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Apparently, a normal position to sit down and #practice #guitar in #japan …
#music #rock #band #bass #trip #traveling #izu (at 松川湖)

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Another little #surprise arrived by mail! Finally I got my tyres and tubes: ready to #cycle again after my #bike was #stolen again 4 months ago. Too bad this weekend I’m out #traveling again: can’t wait to finish the job!
#cycling #japan #tokyo #outdoor #sports (at Casa Shifu)

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#santaclaus has come to town!
#cycling #bike #bicycle #riding #diy (at 富士通)

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#nebuta #festival #matsuri a centuries old #tradition of northern #japan with #allegoric carts in wire and coloured paper lit from the inside. #magic and #astonishing
#tohoku #aomori #青森 #東北 #日本 #ねぶた祭り #ねぶた #祭り #伝統 #夏 #夏休み #旅 #旅行 (at 青森新町通り)

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SanMarcazzo, #protettore dei #pirla della domenica

#colpodisole #staibene #mare #estate #vacanze #ricovero (at 高知県黒潮町)

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At last, after years waiting (and hours searching) a natural-life encounter with a #whale… #whalewatching #ocean #sea #summer #shikoku #shimanto #ashizuri #japan #nature #outdoor #boycott aquariums #noseaparks #moveyourassandseetheworld (at 足摺岬)

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#shimanto #river in #shikoku #japan: clear, wide, deep.
Great for #canoe #outdoor #sports #adventure #swimming in a hot japanese #summer
#四万十川 #四国 #日本 #夏休み #旅 #旅行 #アドベンチャー (at 四万十川)