I haven't had much time to rest much less blog!
This past weekend, I went on a weekend trip with my colleagues to Hakuba, which is about a 3-hour journey from Tokyo. I'd liken it to LA's Mountain High in that it gets that same sort of city-kids-in-the-snow kind of traffic, but that the snow is much better, more mountains, more runs, etc.
This is a photo I painsakingly took from my loaned mobile phone (a slidey phone). It was from the window of my lodging I was staying at over the weekend. It had just snowed the night before and was a gorgeous morning.
Since this is supposed to be a fashion blog, I should mention the awesome trends in snowboarding. I wish I took photos as examples, but that would have been creepy.
Basically, the louder and more funky your outfit is, the more awesome you better be. If you're a girl and you're wearing a cute outfit, you probably suck just the same. But if you're a guy in hot pink pants and a matching face mask, you're probably pretty wicked on a board (that example is actually one of my coworkers).
I actually saw a skier dressed in a Pedobear onesie = amazing skier.
So what was I wearing?
I look pretty cool in that picture, huh? Just kidding, I borrowed all my clothes from a friend and rented a board there. I'm standing with my beginners group; we all took a lesson together.
After all these years of thinking I was goofy-footed and constantly falling down, it turns out I'm regular and that I can now carve a bit!
I felt like Zoolander before, "I can't turn left!"
Came back a bit sore (and with a cold) but I'm saying that I'm so much more fit now. Walking down stairs is pretty painful though...feel the burn!