Sunday, October 26, 2008

STL CDPB On The Road: Sado Island

Sado Island, off Niigata in the Sea of Japan, was once a remote place of exile. Being sent there was the harshest punishment the shogunate could dispense short of death. It's now a lovely place of tourism and the culture of premium rice. We had a rental car - I drove in Japan and lived to tell the tale. Well, it's not like I did it in Tokyo.

Speaking of which, on Monday we're back to the capital for one last night and them home Tuesday. It's been a long time very far from home.


Virginia said...

Lord I thought we'd never see or hear from you again! What a gorgeous place. The shot of the surf is amazing, but you're right, the color is off. Smarter folks than moi will have to deal with the BLogger issue. I will say that I have had a few problems but not photo quality. I am not even going to comment on the lunacy of driving in Japan. You're still alive thankfully.
Surely there's a burger waiting on you in Tokyo.
Have a safe trip home.

babooshka said...

I have other blogger issues but not so far the image issue. It appears we all have a different problem with blogger. The help gruops on the blogger foum are quite useful, but as for blogger themselves never seem to get a relpy. Very serene images, despite the colour, the overall atmosphere shines through.

U "R" Us said...

I say just post em on flickr and refer to the images there in your posts...

U "R" Us said...

PS that second shot is pretty damn dramatic despite whatever reduction in quality. Would definitely like to see that as you intended.