Yoshka is a Leonberger with his own Google badge (and his own web page). He knows what a camera is, he's started posing as soon as I got the camera out and went back to his chew toy as soon as I finished the picture.
I love Perth, but it has been hard finding good Japanese food here. Gumshara Ramen in Sydney has set the ramen bar very high, so imagine my surprise when I read about a great authentic ramen place here in Perth - that makes ramen from scratch, both their noodles and their chashu! After reading about Nao Ramen I immediately decided to seek them out - but then I was pulled up short. Wait, wasn't there a place called "Nao" just a few doors down from where we were staying?
Why yes, yes there was. We had been staying just a few steps from the best most authentic ramen in Perth, and I hadn't even bothered to poke my nose in. In my defence they're mostly open for lunch. Monday through Thursday from 11:30 am till 6pm, Sundays from noon till 5pm, but they are open late on Friday night and I had noticed the queues outside but had foolishly assumed they were people queueing for the backpacker's hostel next door. Enough breast beating, we immediately decided to have our …
We arrived at Narita airport last night around 8pm. Because of the late arrival we decided to stay at the airport Radisson, pick up our wifi router and train tickets the next day and be on our way.Today we go up, swam in a heated pool and are indulging in the breakfast buffet. Life is great, except for one little thing.It's snowing.I thought the idea was "follow warm weather around the world." Whose idea was it to come to Japan in February?