Tremor vs Earthquake July 6th 2012 I forgot to mention - when standing in the queue for the Tuna auction the people in front said "so you were here for our last earthquake" - so I was right Mr Fairbairn, it was an earthquake and for once I was not exaggerating (which I must admit is a first).
Anyway downloaded another picture from the auction for you as it is an amazing sight and we have also been told that they are moving the f ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto » Kyoto » Gion 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