I forgot to write about this- my first onsen in Japan. This one was safe coz you were allowed to go in alone and lock the door. I am not getting naked with any old Japanese men!!! Or young for that matter.
A mountain and some lakes. October 7th 2006 I am in Japan!!! A long way from Adelaide, Australia, but here I am in Shizuoka for a year teaching at an English Kindergarten while seeing and experiencing as much of this crazy, mixed up, amazing country as I can!
Alrighty then, here we go for another action packed Long Weekend!!!
Mum and Dad and Gran arrived on Thursday night (more about our adventures in Shizuoka in another blog) and for ou ... read more
Asia » Japan » Mt Fuji 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
After an amazing, unforgettable year in Japan I dragged a way too heavy bag on wheels through Europe for more fantastic adventures. 5 years later I am off on a 9 week tour of SE Asia.
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