Short stay in Kyoto October 4th 2008 Sitting here in Kyoto Station... got about 30 minutes before the Shinkansen leaves for Kobe. Spent the night in a small little business hotel downtown here, got to check out some of the night life here in Kyoto. I went down an area of the city I forgot about... the Poncho District, an even better area to potentially spot the elusive Geishas. Paid off too, I saw a definite real one escorting a c ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto 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
Konichiwa! This blog page will detail my travels through my trips to Japan. Hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoy writing it. Please feel free to leave a comment or message, any problems with the blog let me know. Thanks!
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