Tokyo October 15th 2008 Spending the last few days here in Tokyo, been taking it easy my leg isn't improving much. Checked out Hibiya Park, a really nicely done up, "Western" Style park near the Imperial Palace. I really liked it last time, peaceful, but didn't have much of a chance to look, so I made sure to look this time! Although it was razed in the war it's about 100 years old I believe, shortly after Japan opene ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo 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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