The start of something new (and the best of our photos) March 28th 2009 So, not including local transport, at least...
9 hours on trains
20 hours on boats
37 hours on planes
346 hours on buses
51 different beds
72 different towns
12 pages of each of our passports
2 broken backpacks
far too many beers and a big bag of money later
...and we're in Japan, working in local elementary schools.
And that's the end of it. No more backside ... read more
Asia » Japan » Nagano 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
We are Laura and Dom, we are both orginaly from Bristol in the UK and currently teaching English in Iida, Japan; and loving it!
We have had some amazing adventures, in 2005 we spent ten weeks in South America seeing a snapshot of Brazil, Boliva and a little bit of Peru. We then popped to Spain for 6 weeks, Slovenia for 2 1/2 and then we popped to Poland for Laura's 21st birthday. Then I think we went to Amsterdam, but can't really remember! One day we'll get around to writing up these trips.
We've just finished 5 months in SE Asia, having been to Malaysia, Borneo, the Philippines, Cambo... full info