Japan is officially the Devil's armpit... August 29th 2010 ...with how stupidly hot and sweaty it is here. That will be all I say on the matter.
Hello again! It's been a couple days and stuff is happening very quickly.
First things first, my host family is AWESOME. It's a small family, but that's the way I like it. My host-mom ( I call her okaa-san) and my host-dad (otou-san) and my host-grandmother (obaa-chan) are all very gentle and fun-loving p ... read more
Asia » Japan » Saitama » Kawagoe 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