Bureaucratic Stuff June 27th 2012 Today was "make sure I am legal" day. I woke up around 6:15 AM and couldn't get back to sleep, so I just got up and answered some emails and the like. Then I headed down towards Yokohama to get to work, to pick up my paperwork, and then to the immigration office.
THIS SEEMS LIKE A RELATIVELY EASY TASK. NO. NO IT WAS NOT.
I left Sam and Fitz's place at 8:30 AM and didn't get to wo ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kanagawa 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