A short visit to Mt. Aso March 26th 2010 Our next destination was Kumamoto which is about a four hours train trip from Hiroshima. Kumamoto is the capital city of Kumamoto-ken, located on the island of Kyushu and home to a great traditional Japanese fortified castle. Unfortunately we did not have much time to explore Kumamoto as our prime destination was Mt. Aso, about 1 hour by train from Kumamoto. As I am studying geology in my spare ti ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kumamoto 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
Hello, my name is Hanne. Fortunately for me, I am able to travel quite a lot and I always take my dig cam with me ;o) I like to travel to more unusual places and have been travelling a lot in e.g. Eastern European countries. I like to use the local transport e.g. by train which I think is the ultimate way of travelling. You see a lot more and get a better chance of meeting local people...
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