Fish Market July 6th 2012 Hi everyone - well you know I said we had to get up early to get to the Tuna auction - well spoke to the concierge in the hotel last night to find out what time the first metro started and they said we needed to leave real early - guess what time we had to leave? I bet not one of you guessed this 3.20am, yes I did say am!!
Anyway we needed to get a taxi as the metro does not start until 5am - ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Ginza 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
We are oldies who love travelling in 2012 we travelled around the world after Mike taking early retirement and I took voluntary redundancy. As mentioned earlier we love travelling and have just come back from Japan. With all our travelling and staying in different accommodation we have put this to good use by purchasing a Grade 2 listed cottage and completely renovating it. The cottage is in the Forest of Bowland and we are renting it out as a holiday cottage www.bowlandcottage.com. Why not check us out?... full info