A Few Busy Intersections September 1st 2019 Trip Trivia posted a story about the busiest intersections in the world. Can you believe I have been to all of them? Where are they, and what was I doing there?
They say that crossing the street with thousands of your best friends in a memorable experience. I am not so sure. But in most cases, the visual stimulation is worth the price of admission.
Shibuya Crossing, Toky ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Shibuya 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
Travels to all continents except Antarctica. Preference for do it yourself trips, meeting locals, and learning local customs and food. I have been doing a daily travel diary through email for the last several years(mostly Asia), and received many compliments from friends. I plan to visit the following in the years to come: Eastern Europe, eastern Canada, and Bolivia. I drove most of the length of Chile with my golf buddy in September 2009. Several African countries and safaris in 2012. The Trans Siberian Railway was completed in May, 2014, from Vladivostok to Moscow, and on to St. Pet... full info