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tokyo japan!

February 6th 2006
From Jan 27-31 with Kristine (my first cousin), Brian (her husband), Jeff (his brother) and Uncle Ed. Stayed at Rennaissance Hotel and Tokyu Stay. Toured the City by using subway. It was a little complicated coz they have a lot of train lines and nobody knows how to speak in english, at that! Ate a lot of sushi. Food is too expensive. An average meal costs 2 times our regular meal here. And what ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Shinjuku

Japanese Flag 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
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