Before our RTW trip August 16th 2009 Rumi and I are heading out for a Round-the-World Trip soon. We will try to update this blog every few days with pictures and short dialogues (I'm sure Rumi will be better about this than me!). We should be able to check email pretty frequently, so please keep in touch. Attached to this post are a few pictures of our travels thus far in Japan, Victoria, Vancouver, San Diego, Venice Beach, Ohio, ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto 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
Where in the world are Justin and Rumi? An American guy and a Canadian girl backpack Central and South America.
This blog's mainly for family and friends who want updates on our whereabouts but also for anyone else who's interested. Our round the world trip adventure starts September 22, 2009!
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