Posts Tagged ‘Shimoda’

Summer Wind

Summer Wind

The summer wind, came blowin in, from across the sea — Sinatra A two and a half hour train ride from Tokyo to Shimoda. A fifteen minute bus ride from Shimoda to Shirahama Beach. A room at the Gardenvilla Shirahama pension (guesthouse). A view that blew my mind open. A typhoon season surf. A warm […]


Beach Days

Beach Days

I fell in love with the beach the first time I put a fistful of sand in my mouth. Sure, sounds terrible now, but I didn’t have any teeth at the time, nor the ability to form concrete memory. This was later (and repeatedly) relayed to me in my older years. “You would just eat […]