Wordless Wednesday: Flavors of Japan

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Food is an important part of travel and during my Fall 2004 trip to Japan, I certainly had my fair share of common and odd bites. Following is a snapshot of my culinary journey through Shizuoka and Yamanashi Prefectures.

Typical Meal Served at Rotary Meetings During Trip

Typical Meal Served at Rotary Meetings During Trip

Experiencing Casual Tea Ceremony (I'm in Purple)

Experiencing Casual Tea Ceremony (I’m in Purple)

Learning How Sake is Made

Learning How Sake is Made

Selfish Restaurant - Had to Take a Photo

Selfish Restaurant – Had to Take a Photo

Toured & Sampled Spirits at Gotemba Distillery

Toured & Sampled Spirits at Gotemba Distillery

Matt Displays Dried Octopus - Yum!

Matt Displays Dried Octopus – Yum!

Host Father Cooking Dinner at the Table

Host Father Cooking Dinner at the Table

Not Sure What Was in the Water, But Made These Guys Happy

Not Sure What Was in the Water, But Made These Guys Happy

Sitting Down for a Meal

Sitting Down for a Meal

Be sure to check out my post, “Circle of Eel Life in Hamamatsu, Japan.”

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Author: Solo Travel Girl

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Jennifer Huber, aka: Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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