Archive for the 'japan' Category

Tokyo

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

The last stop the class made while I traveled with them was Tokyo.

I’d been there before, so everything seemed very familiar and similar to me.  Of course, by this time I’d been in Japan for over a week as well, so Japanese life was getting pretty normal in a way.   Our hotel was very close to the Shingawa  Station.  It was an older hotel, and while the exteriors and lobby looked nice, the rooms left a bit to be desired.  They were easily the worst rooms we’d stayed in during our trip thus far. Read the rest of this entry »

Kyoto

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Our next stop after Nara was Kyoto.

Kyoto made a big impression on me.

It’s a relatively small city – about 1.5 million or so people live in it, and it seems you can’t walk down a street without running into several temples. Read the rest of this entry »

Nara

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Since June 15, 2010 I have been traveling outside of the country; in Japan and Vietnam.

Let’s start at the beginning…..  I’ll have to sum up some of this, but I’ll do my best to be as detailed as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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