Misadventures with Miso

Misadventures with Miso

Saturday, December 25, 2010

I hope this plays okay

Just one thing for today. The lights and sounds of the fountain at Venus Fort, Odaiba, Japan. I think Flickr cut it off a little at the end.

I've submitted this for the JFesta for December. There are some nice holiday posts there so take a look!

Friday, December 24, 2010

Holiday Lights at Venus Fort

Just a short video of some of the holiday lights at Venus Fort

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Which normally looks like this.

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I don't know what these would be called, but they are pretty.

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Hanging Christmas Tree

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Under the tree

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And the fountain.

Happy Holidays everyone!

Wish I was here this year. Instead I am sharing this post from last year over at JFesta. There are some really nice submissions worth taking a look at. Christmas in Japan is actually a very nice holiday. The JFesta is located here.

Just one short post for now

Maybe more later

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I came out of Kawaii Paradise to see the pink truck and this sign. I can't believe my luck!

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Apple and pastry cream I think.

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As he makes them up.

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And down the shoot it goes!

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Hello Kitty version of taiyaki! Would this be nekoyaki?

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For me to eat!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Hello Kitty Kawaii Paradise

Trying to think just what to say about this next place that I visited at Venus Fort. Instead I think I will just let the photos do the talking.

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(I want a white flocked tree and put purple lights in it)

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Hello Kitty Kawaii Paradise was unreal. Had the feel that shops in Disneyland have. Extremely pink. I imagine little kids really like it. They did have a few items in the store there that I had not seen before.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

In which I decide to visit the Family Floor of Venus Fort

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I can verify, Japan has gone to the dogs.

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The Family Floor of Venus Fort consists of mostly pet and dog items.

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There were a few kittens there but they didn't seem to want to have anything to do with this dog nonsense.

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People even brought their own dogs in.

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For there they have their own cafe

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which has special water bowls

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and dishes they can order with their owners.

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Not having a dog I opted for just this yummy parfait which had waffle on the bottom. It was delicious!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Shopping, Food and Cars!

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Lots of interesting stores

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Besides the usual fashion boutiques

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Even wedding shops

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Interesting "architecture"

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Reminds me so much of the Venetian in Los Vegas, right down to the day and night lighting.

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Even cars in the History Garage where people dress up as characters

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the bathrooms were a bit interesting

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But I was hungry since I didn't have breakfast

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So I sat down at Cobara Hetta for a dish of pasta interpreted Japanese style. It was interesting too. The soup and salad were very good.

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The best part was the view from my table.