Koyosan - The Heartland of Japan November 23rd 2006 Hey gang, Rob and I are currently in Bangkok, Thailand, enjoying +30 weather and the swimming pool on the top of the roof of our hostel. Gosh, life is rough, isn't it? Things are good over here (obviously), and I've definitely got to write something about Bangkok, but before I do, I wanted to talk about Koyosan, Japan.
Koyosan was basically our last stop in Japan. We were in Osaka for a couple ... read more
Asia » Japan 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
Follow me and my friend Rob and hear of our wacky adventures as we kick ass and take names throughout our visits to South Korea, Japan, Thailand (and possibly Cambodia), Malaysia, Singapore, and New Zealand!
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