Nara - Japan June 9th 2007 Nara Nara is, like Kumamoto, another city from where the emperor once ruled the country and therefore was the capital of japan. so another bunch of temples. you can visit the city on foot or hire a bike. Vanochtend twijfelen we nog altijd over hoe we onze laatste dagen JR railpass gaan besteden. Vandaag dan eerst maar Nara bezoeken en ondertussen wat informatie inwinnen over andere plaatsen. N ... read more
Asia » Japan » Nara » Nara 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
We chose travelblog as our diary for our travels.
because we found many useful information from other travelers on this site.
we will use our blog for both purposes; informing our friends and family about our 6 months trip (feb - Aug) mostly written in Dutch and try to give some summary in english
We both did some traveling from interrailing through Europe and internships abroad (Peru/ US)
After some holidays we could not resist seeing more of this world and decided to take a half year off work.
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