Went to the Iwachu cast iron factory in Morioka. They have the biggest cast iron kettle in the world and a massive nabe pot (not the biggest in the world)
June 30, 2014 My hands burned as I gripped the ropes and a trickle of blood ran down my knee. My muscles seared in protest and my arms shook involuntarily as I reached for my next grip. Holding on…
A blog write up about a recent trip to Akita, contributed by Conrad-san
Video taken by the Japanese guy who joined us in the raft on our trip. Unfortunately the Abba soundtrack has been blocked due to copyright issues
We also went rafting in Gunma. It was great.
Went down to Gunma prefecture with some mates. We had a go at canyoning down a river with jumps, slides and abseiling down a 20m waterfall. It was awesome
Saw the Ginga SL this weekend in Kamaishi.
Went to the abandoned mining town in Hachimantai this weekend. It was creepy and really windy.