Rongomai Ridge

Photo of old house burning down

At Rongomai Ridge we have news regarding the burning down and building of the new house, Bailey and Yofi and events at the ridge.

Weather Station

Picture of sunrise taken by webcam

I have a Oregon Scientific WMR200 weather station setup at Rongomai Ridge which has a live update to this website along with a webcam where the photo updates every 5 minutes....check it out here


Mel and Michelle outside restuarant named after them in Tel Aviv

The Worlds is Our Oyster waiting for us to discover it!  We love to travel and try to update the website with our latest adventures.  To check out our travel adventures click here


Kibune to Kurama Walk & Gion

Today, Gaik (my new Malaysian walking buddy) and I took on Mt Kurama starting at Kibune and finishing at Kurama.  We then decided to walk around Gion to see if we could spot any Geisha...

Kamigamo Tezukuri-ichi Market, Ramen Sen No Kaze & PONTOCHO

Today was the 4th Sunday of the month, so I travelled by bus to the Kamigamo Tezukuri-ichi Market.  By the time I got there the bus was packed and the bus driver had to turn people away at many of the stops …they were all heading to the market, so I thought to myself this has to be a good market.  

Depart Kiso and Nagomi Visit

Day 3 starts with breakfast in Kiso and ends with a Nagomi Visit in Kyoto

Kiso Valley Walkway - Magome to Tsumago.

On the second day it was an early start at 6:00 am, my adventure started with a trip on the Shinkanen which travels at a top speed of 285 km an hour and looks kinda like a Ferrari racing car at the front. 

Kyoto Nishiki Market & Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Japan  – Day 1 - Kyoto Nishiki Market

My first day was a visit to a local market, on the way stopping at the Nishiki Market (food marketvopen daily) to have a sneak preview before spending more time here later in the week.