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O Mikuji,  wishing notes at Yasukuni tempel  

O Mikuji, wishing notes at Yasukuni tempel

Japan on a BMW motorbike Part 1

December 13th 2013
December 2012 I travelled 4 weeks on a BMW 700 GS (sponsored by BMW Japan) all over Japan. I wrote a travel story and took pictures for the leading Dutch motorbike magazine MOTOR. The 12 page article was published in two editions. More than 3500 km in wintery circumstances. An exceptional opportunity and way to visit a country that has long been on my list of favorite travel destinations. There is ... read more
Asia » Japan

Japanese Flag 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
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