New Years Vacation Part 1 January 6th 2008 I have decided that this post would take way to long and would include ridiculous amounts of extra pages to show all of the almost 400 pictures that I took. So I will cut it up based on the cities that I went to.
I left for Osaka Station at the unlovely hour of 7:08am. THe train down was a little crowded but it was to be expected for the New Years Vacation. New Years is when everybody goes home ... read more
Asia » Japan » Osaka » Hirakata 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
I am currently living in Beppu, Japan for a 2 year graduate study and exploring another part of Japan again. And what a difference it is! I have also lived in Sendai, Japan for 3 years with the Eikaiwa Amity and have finally moved back home to the US. I'm not done traveling and I will keep updating where I've been and hopefully will add more blogs to come with my travels.
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