Climbing Takao January 4th 2010 One national holiday I done climbed a mountain...
it was some public holiday, I've forgotten which one, and so I went and climbed a mountain with the devestators and some of their work mates.
We arrived rather late and at Ikebukuro (somehow, in this massive station I found the guys extremly easily, just walked down the 1st set of stairs and there they were, not bad for 2nd busiest sta ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kanagawa » Kawasaki 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