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wall of ghibli posters at Wald9

Fancy plastic bag, hard plastic case, and multiple napkins for: one cookie.

Pretty common in Japan.

Some nice out of the way terrain. Can fin some great stuff if you take a few detours.

Some nice out of the way terrain. Can fin some great stuff if you take a few detours.

Just cleared a small mountain. Ride up is pain, but the ride down I almost always worth it.

And the largest bridge yet.

And suddenly, massive rain.

These bridges keep on getting more impressive.

The shimanami kaido is definitely one of the greatest cycling destinations in Japan. Sweating like crazy thoigh

Awesome food in Sapporo continues. Great sushi restaurant, friendly chef.

Crazy great ghengis kahn dining last night at 八仙. Shops 23 years old, currently run by founder’s son.

Visited an old friend and he had a box of my stuff from college, including Dozens of classic super famicom games.

Daughter is digging into some soba

Japanese signs often include a bowing dude. This guy though lowers his head to no one.

yes, please.

Ad campaigns from global corps that would never fly in the US are a part of Japan’s charm.

Hair salon for programmers:

This is a large pot of curry.

Sometimes Tokyo makes me feel like I’m living in a slightly cleaner version of BladeRunner

Creatively named Tanning Salon in Nerima :