New Year in Japan

Aloha folks! Oda here, reporting from a land far far away. After a few days of rain and even some snow, the weather has cleared and I can leave the protective safety of the bunker. For the first leg of my 6 month stay in Japan, my destination was Niigata. Niigata, Japan is a city located on the Japan seaside to the north of Tokyo. An agricultural powerhouse, this region is known for pure water, and excellent growing conditions for rice and produce. I was fortunate enough to sample these during my time there, enjoying the hospitality of the folks … Continue reading New Year in Japan