So long and thanks for all the sushi December 5th 2011 So this is it, the final highlight in what has been a busy but enjoyable three weeks in Japan. It's funny, we've seen so many monkeys in so many different places and our conclusion has always been "we do not like monkeys". Sure, they look cute at first, but really they are unpredictable little trouble makers. We still have not forgiven that baboon in Samburu National Park (Kenya) that stol ... read more
Asia » Japan » Nagano 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
Welcome to our travelblog page. We initally called ourselves "AfricaBound" because we spent a year traveling around Africa from August 2007 to August 2008. At that time, little did we even think that we could go on another extended trip. Somehow through much perseverance and determination we were able to save up for yet another extended trip, this time as sort of a honeymoon. Our current itinerary has us traveling from July 2010 until December 2011 through Central Asia, China, New Zealand, Australia and then back up to SE Asia, Nepal, India and then finally Japan.
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