One Month Mark May 9th 2012 Today marks one month in Shizuoka. Leaving Australia seems so long ago, and yet it only feels as though a week has passed since I arrived.
This morning I decided not to take my bicycle, as the sky was threatening to rain, plus I had to dump my rubbish, and go to the Shizutetsu to grab some lunch. Turns out that the Shizutetsu doesn’t open till 9, so I raced back home, jumped on my bike a ... read more
Asia » Japan » Shizuoka » Shizuoka 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 World! An avid traveller and culture documenter, I have finally entered the world of online logging of my activities. I'm looking forward to sharing my experiences of the globe with you, and hope you enjoy gorging yourselves on the moreish the tales of my life. Bon apetite!... full info