Hakodate, Hokkaido Part 2 April 29th 2008 Today was at a much more leisurely pace than yesterday. Breakfast was complimentary through the hotel and included 4 types of onigiri, rice balls, miso soup and drink. Mom and Dad were up early and walked around the Asaichi Morning Market. I hear they saw giant crabs and got some apples and bananas. I was still sleeping at this time. Jet lag is always such a joy.
After I got up we headed out to ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hokkaido » Hakodate 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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