The longest birthday ever! November 13th 2008 After celebrating an early (very) 21st in Adelaide with familiy in friends in mid March, I finally had my real birthday last Tuesday, here in Japan... And I was still getting surprises up until 2 days ago!
Absolutely awesome birthday! Very lucky girl. Thanks everyone, back home and here... ... read more
Asia » Japan » Osaka » Osaka 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