|Something tells me the rindou will not be open much longer with the typhoon approaching|
|I found a good place to buy log ends at 1000yen per load|
no cutting, no carrying, no hassle, not bad all around.
|chamomile and green tea|
|In town we have a lake, actually two,|
which are surrounded by areas like this
|The south east end of the lake is a campground that up until this year was absolutely filthy with garbage and flotsam. Thankfully the town finally cleaned it up and it is a pleasant place to visit again.|
|The lakes are hydro dams but used to be fertile farmland|
|Water level is usually higher at this time of year but I suppose due to the power crunch they are running all out hence the low levels|
|The remnants of paddies with fruit and nut trees behind|
|30m. of very expensive pipe found for my future hydro project, now to get it over here somehow|
Can you hear the cuckoo?