Category: Throwback

Yumura – The Second Onsen

After Chichibu and the contemporary-townhouse-inspired Hotel Beyer, we felt like we were finally digging deep into Japan’s onsen culture when we walked into Yanagiya. The wooden sliding doors at the entrance, the large lantern next it litting a path to the reception, the foyer just behind the entranceway, […]

Rinjani

The Most Beautiful Trek I started writing a blog because I wanted to write about my Rinjani trek.  Rinjani was the first mountain I trekked that really tested my mental endurance. After we came down, I declared that I would never climb it again. And yet. I could […]

Run!

Goodbye 2011. Hello 2012. How did we do it? We ran. The usual program would be, meet at Macritchie, run to so-and-so’s house, reach there before  midnight. Countdown and feast. A great/interesting/different way to end the year and begin another. Ok, ‘great/interesting/different’ is subjective. 31 Dec 2011. Each […]