Patrick Lam

Thoughts and travels of Patrick Lam

Japan part III: Two days in Hokkaido and one in Tokyo, February 2023

The last segment of our Japan trip: skiing and birbs in Hokkaido, as well as snowshoeing and katte don. Plus most of a day in Tokyo.

Japan part II: historical (looking) buildings in the Japan Alps, February 2023

Next stops: Matsomoto (a castle!), samurai district, historical houses, festival floats, and gardens. Plus, an 11 hour train ride.

Japan part I: cherry blossoms and part of the Nakasendo, February 2023

First overseas trip since 2020, to Japan. Walking on a bit of the Nakasendō, plus some info on pre-trip planning, and early cherry blossoms.