Matsumoto, Japan July 14th 2018 We woke early and went to the bus stop to go to Matsumoto. It was overcast and cooler than yesterday.
The journey was scenic. It took a couple of hours through the mountains and past an enormous dam. We arrived in a very hot, steamy Matsumoto for our final day in Japan.
We dropped our bags off to our (unairconditioned) backpackers, then headed toward the Matsumoto Castyle. It was b ... read more
Asia » Japan » Nagano » Matsumoto 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
Travel, food, culture... the reasons I go to work (so I can afford to travel)! I love all kinds of travel- domestic, international, cities and remote. I love to travel alone and with like-minded people.
I have travelled to every continent but there are still so many beautiful destinations waiting to be explored.
I hope you enjoy my journey from your cosy armchair. Xo... full info