Tokyo Drifting June 20th 2009 Tokyo
I was excited about heading off to Tokyo, to see a futuristic metropolis, possibly a glimpse of what's to come. However, it also gave me the opportunity to ride the legendary Shinkansen bullet train for the first time.
As expected it was comfortable, clean, on time and reasonably fast. There's so little noise and the fact its very smooth makes it hard to get a sense of how fast y ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Yanaka 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
Began 2004 in Asia travelling for 14 months through 10 different countries and then spent eight months in Ecuador in 2007 but have now returned to the rock that is Jersey in the UK and the days of backpacking are long gone (maybe) and its just the old fashioned holiday, watch this space.......
Take Care and all the best!
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