Tokyo October 2nd 2008 LANDED!!! That's the end of A380 ride. Japan: "Yokoso!!"
I'm tired but excited. But most importantly, must fill my hungry stomach before the limousine bus ride departed from Narita for Ikebukuro where our accommodation was situated. Not taking narita express this time coz we hadn't started using the Japan Rail (JR) Pass and, actually, bus was more convenient coz didn't have to manoeuvre the lug ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo 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