Making My Way Home August 12th 2008 For everyone I haven't been in contact with recently, I have just finished my 3-year contract in Japan and have embarked on my last adventure before returning to Canada. My friend Larry (who flew over from Toronto) and I are on a 6-week, 7-country trip through Asia (from August 12th to September 20th). Our itinerary is as follows:
Osaka & Kyoto, Japan --> Beijing (Olympics!!) & Xian, Chin ... read more
Asia » Japan 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
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it solely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." -Mark Twain
Hey everyone! I have started this journal in order to keep you informed of my adventures in Japan, as well as my travels throughout Asia.
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