Sapporo October 4th 2007 So, seeing as it keeps raining in Tokyo, I decided to go ahead with my plans to goto Hokkaido. Turns out that I basically only had 1 day and a half to spend in The Way to the Northern Ocean. So I decided that I will spend that day in Sapporo. Three things that I really care about from Hokkaido.
1) Their famous Ramen
2) Their famous beer
3) Their abundance of fresh sea food
So on arrival, ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hokkaido » Sapporo In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more