The girls didn't consider Japanese desserts to be a treat
Morning pastries in the shape of an elephant
A visit to a Japanese Castle which had "Nightingale Floors"--floors built to have a sing-song chirp as you walk along to alert of intruders.
I loved the Japanese Maples. They're the lace of the tree world.
Did you know chestnuts grew like this?
Pearl made a new friend, Saki. They spoke mostly in English, but Pearl learned a few Japanese phrases to say to her, like, "What kind of bed do you sleep in," and, "What's your favorite food?" We saw her again the next day, and they had more roof perching conversations until we had to bid her good-bye.
We wore them out every single day, so they'd sleep like this
And on to Korea...