Sometime in the Spring of 2001, before Shepard and Harrison were twinkles in their mother’s eye, we took a trip to Japan. Hamamatsu, Tokyo, Kyoto, and Atami were some of the wonderful places we traveled to. Atami is a beautiful seaside resort area which I highly recommend. We stayed in a ryokan style hotel where the atmosphere was very traditional Japanese. We slept on tatamis – mats made of woven straw. Actually very comfortable. Our bedroom served as dining room where we were served by a geisha. Here are some photos of our experiences.
© 2007 Desi Baytan
Japan, circa 2001
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