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Tokio

Very interesting Chicken stew restaurant

[ Dec.2017 ] On the day our friend took us around in Tokyo, the weather was very good and the sunset was beautiful. We saw the sunset on the rooftop of GINZA SIX, the new…

Tokio

A sunny day in Tokyo

[ Dec.2017 ] We spent our Christmas and New Year holiday in Japan. A friend of ours organised a day in Tokyo for us. We met her in the Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center in…

Abruzzo

Skewered mutton and small pizza

[ Nov.2017 ] The last meal we had in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy was skewered mutton. As you can see from the photo above, they looked like Japanese yakitori, but they were not…

Abruzzo

Visiting a winery

[ Nov.2017 ] We saw and tasted a lot of things in our short holiday in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, but now it was coming to the end. On this day, we went…

Abruzzo

Two Nicolas

[ Nov.2017 ] In Guardiagrele in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, there were two historically famous Nicolas. One is Nicola da Guardiagrele who was a goldsmith and a sculptor. His surname means ‘from Guardiagrele’,…

Abruzzo

Santa Maria Maggiore in Guardiagrele

[ Nov.2017 ] In Guardiagrele in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, our friend had arranged to meet a local historian called Lucio and he guided us. Because he is a real specialist, he knows…

Abruzzo

Hardware shop, bagpipe and lovely lunch

[ Nov.2017 ] We went to a town called Guardiagrele which is inland of Abruzzo in the middle of Italy. This town has been famous for its metalworks since medieval times, so we went in…