place in my dream... March 28th 2012 Kurokawa onsen is a beautiful place hidden in the mountains. It took us almost the whole day to drive there from Kirishima. The road was crazy. At one point there was a 720 degree turn. There are also local buses running from Aso city to Kurokawa which are not that frequent.
Kurokawa is a real onsen town. The whole town has nothing but ryokans. You can tell it's so tiny that the whole plac ... 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
This blog will be about places in the world that I find interesting. I haven't been to that many places but I figured it's better to start now as random thoughts occur from time to time and there is a risk that I will forget about them.
I have a job in Sydney so some of my trips will be in the surrounding areas but I do try and go overseas whenever I can. Australia is a great country but it's quite far from the rest of the world. So I guess my next job will be somewhere in Asia or Europe.
I am not a good writer as my brain works in a very logical way. I guess writing is not something I'... full info