Day 2 - Shrines and Fashion June 23rd 2009 Second day the four of us decided to hit a few locale's... first up was Shibuya. The crowds here never get old! They checked out the massive CD/DVD/Book shop right at the main intersection, and I grabbed a coffee and scone from the Starbucks inside (ya I'm weak for Starbucks...) From there we hit the 109-2 building, the "mens" fashion tower but only about half is men's, rest is women's (109-1 i ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Harajuku 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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