Journeys in Japan June 17th 2019 The train we caught to Kanasawa on Tuesday 11 June was a Shinkansen super express train. The way the embarkation took place was an exercise in military precision and execution. Organisational perfection!
I liked Kanasawa right away. It has an impressive train station and excellent information booth. Be sure to visit it and get your info regarding how to get around the town.
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Asia » Japan » Hiroshima 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
RP was born a long time ago and was much loved by her family. When she had finished schooling, she travelled to the land of her ancestors, Italy, and fell in love. Not with a person, but rather with the surreal experience of arriving in a place she had never been before and feeling like she had never left. She spent a year in that land and then went back to Oz where she started working. Eventually she married and had three children. Her children have all grown up now, and some have started doing their own travelling. In recent times, RP has returned to Europe and discovered other places she no... full info