Day Trip to Matsumoto City ~ 3

22.08.2014 § Leave a comment

I saw these lovely wall tiles in Matsumoto city.

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Day Trip to Matsumoto City ~ 2

21.08.2014 § Leave a comment

Matsumoto city’s streets are preserved from the old days. They are lined with lovely shops. There was an antique Kimono shop where I bought a tie-dyed, soft turquoise blue coat and a few fabric fragments cut from old Kimono. I also ran into a gallery-looking shop that sells items handwoven by a weaver and vegetable dyer. From her I bought a peach wood-dyed, chamomile color scarf.

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There were other shops too, and inspiring colors from my day trip to Matsumoto city: « Read the rest of this entry »

Day Trip to Matsumoto City

15.08.2014 § 1 Comment

My sister came to Japan to visit me, and we went on a one-day visit to Matsumoto city. It was a two and a half hour train ride from Tokyo to the foot of the Japanese Alps mountains.

The area is well known for its miso and buckwheat noodles. So, for lunch, I had wasabi leaf noodles with grated radishes. My sister had deep-fried burdock noodles with field greens. They were refreshing and delicious—and beautiful.

Matsumoto lunches

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