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Hokkaido to Yokohama

In the end, we spent 6 days in Hokkaido, just as we had planned.  Although we enjoyed being there and the people were wonderful, I look back at it as a bit of a letdown after all of the anticipation.  As I said, the people could not have been nicer a…

Arrival in Hokkaido, Japan

I am happy to announce that we have arrived and are “sitting pretty” in our berth in Hokkaido, Japan marking one of the final legs of the Great Siberian Sushi Run. It was quite a long passage from Kamchatka, Russia but not the longest we have ever mad…

Kamchatka

We are well on our way to Japan by the time you read this.  We have been out for three nights and have two to go.  I expect we will arrive in Hokkaido by late Monday or early Tuesday.

Russia was actually fun for us.  Completely the oppo…

Arrival in Kamchatka, Russia

 

Nothing big to report here.  Just a shortie to let everyone know that we arrived safely in Kamchatka, Russia from Attu.  It was 3 days but in REALLY NICE weather.  By that I mean calm seas.  It was still somewhat foggy and a bit cool, but we…

Attu, part two

We are now several hundreds of miles to the West of Attu, the last of the Aleutian Islands and have crossed the International Date Line.  That itself is kind of weird as just prior to crossing the Dateline, at Noon, it was Thursday.  A few mi…