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The route to the Japanese Alps (Kamikochi, Central Honshu, Japan)

September 17th 2008
(Day 166 on the road) After finishing the trek on Hakkaido, I spent a couple of days in Asahi-dake onsen to relax. It was here where I also encountered my first heated (!) toilet seat. I could have never possibly imagined the mere existence of such a thing, but I guess if it was to be found anywhere, it had to be Japan. From Hokkaido I made my way down south to the Northern Alps in Japan ... read more
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Japanese Flag 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
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