We're back from our camping trip. It turned into a bigger adventure than we'd planned for and for a little while I wondered if we'd finally bitten off more than we could chew. If you thought we were crazy for going camping at this time of year when temperatures regularly dip below zero, then this story will convince you we really are.
What our journey out of Tokyo looked like.
Digging out our tent site with a borrowed spade. The boys were great,
they just wished that we had more than one spade.
|Dessert on our first night: foil packets with bananas, chocolate, and|
marshmallows, or some combination of those. We accidentally left
a left-over banana out of the cooler overnight and it froze!
|Walking back from the toilet block at 7am.|
|Autumn caught snoozing.|
|-5.9˚C is a record for us!|
|Though most of us weren't prepared for wet|
snow, our youngest was, with all his plastic
snow gear and he had fun building snow creations.
|Everything outside was covered in frost and inside the|
tent everything that hadn't been touched by the water
seeping up through the holes in the floor was covered in
Our trip home was all autumn again. Like the clock had been wound back!
|Autumn leaves on the way home.|