August 2009 Archives

August 30, 2009

Japanese Fall Festival (Aki Matsuri)

Aki Matsuri

A Japanese fall festival, called Aki Matsuri, was held in Salt Lake City yesterday. I wanted to wear my Yukata again, so it was a nice opportunity!
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August 28, 2009

Sushi night

temaki sushi

For a loooooong long time, I haven't eaten any fresh fish. We could afford it only on a special occasion. And there was that occasion and I was so happy! In the picture, they were just the rest of the other night, and I was just glad that we had a lot of leftover... ;-)

August 27, 2009



Wow! Zwetschgen!
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August 26, 2009

Brighton - Snake Creek Pass

Last Monday, I went to Brighton in Big Cottonwood Canyon with my friends for the first time. I was worrying about the weather, but luckily, we didn't get any drop of rain!

We encounterd a marmot on the way.
It was the first time for me to see him.

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August 12, 2009

Mirror Lake

After hiking at Wall Lake, we drove to the Mirror Lake, which is located a little further into the mountains.

The clouds in the blue sky was so beautiful...!
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August 11, 2009

Wall Lake

Last Sunday, we tried another trail in Uinta Mountains. We didn't finish the trail, but hiked just to the first lake, Wall Lake, and hiked around the lake.

It is the view from the other side of the lake.
At this point, the wind stopped for a while, and the reflection was wonderful.

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August 7, 2009

Uinta Mountains

Last Sunday's hiking in Uinta Mountains. The weather was perfect. It was sunny but nicely cool in the mountains. It was a wounderful escape from the heat in the town...!

Trial Lake, our starting point

A lake (or a pond?), no name (or I couldn't find it)

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