The last day of my trip.
On Sunday night we finished the tsuboniwa at the Mamezen Ramen shop in Kyoto (豆禅). I woke up early this morning to take some pictures of the garden – here is one of them, there are more to come:
Mamezen owner and Yuba-Ramen chef Minoru Yonekawa:
With Mamezen owner Minoru Yonekawa (実米川)
The Mamezen garden team: Tatsuhiko Kobayashi (小林達彦), Tatsuomi Ikeda (池田辰臣) and Jenny Feuerpeil (伊恵弐 フォイヤーパイル):
From left to right: Tatsuhiko Kobayashi (小林達彦), Tatsuomi Ikeda (池田辰臣) and Jenny Feuerpeil (伊恵弐 フォイヤーパイル)
Everything in Japan has a kawaii version, I guess.
Kawaii Yotsumegaki bamboo fence in Kyoto (可愛い四ツ目垣)
This is a miniature version of the popular Yotsume-gaki bamboo fence and it is used to mark a water faucet.
I have to add this to our Real Japanese garden e-Book about bamboo fences.
Putting in extra hours after work to make a dream come true: Will probably build a small tsuboniwa garden (190x220cm) for my favorite Kyoto restaurant Mamezen with a colleague and a friend of his. Here are some ideas from the on-site visit yesterday: