Unexpected Company June 22nd 2009 Our first day in Tokyo started interestingly enough.. ran into a very friendly school teacher at the Ryokan, Yoshiko. We also met Pablo, a guy from Spain (Basque Country might be more accurate, seems a slightly contentious issue...). Although he speaks very little English or Japanese Yoshiko decided to help us all out and show us around Tokyo. She is quite a talker, stopping to ask for direction ... 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
Konichiwa! This blog page will detail my travels through my trips to Japan. Hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoy writing it. Please feel free to leave a comment or message, any problems with the blog let me know. Thanks!
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