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Kathy's Travels Hi there, I'm just trying this nomads blog thing. I will try and put some stuff on here to do with my trip to Tokyo. Please check back for some more stuff. Kathy

Gallery: Tokyo marathon

JAPAN | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

race photos
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Athlete?

JAPAN | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | Views [407] | Comments [1]

So, yes I did go to Tokyo to run a marathon and my luck with the weather continued. That is, lack of luck. The two days before the marathon were perfect race conditions, cloudy and temperatures around 10-15C (50-60F). However, race morning everything ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Tourist?

JAPAN | Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | Views [375] | Comments [2]

For obvious reasons Andrew and I have has a different approach to being tourists here in Tokyo.  As I'm resting and getting ready to race I'm pretty boring.  Andrew, on the other hand, has plenty of time on his hands.  He has been to Ginza, to the fish ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Toilets

JAPAN | Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | Views [444]

It's amazing the things you find interesting in another place. In this particular instance the toilet is an adventure. I haven't ventured to try any of the buttons but I suppose I do appreciate that the seat is warmed. Only on low though, don't want ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Gallery: Tokyo

USA | Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Day 1
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Arrived in Japan

JAPAN | Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | Views [400]

After 22 hours of travel we finally arrived in Japan. Last night we felt very Lost in Translation as we took a 2+ hour bus ride from Narita to the Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka. Crazy traffic. We went out last night and got some sushi and miso soup.... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Here we go again.

USA | Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | Views [332]

After a boiling disaster in Chicago I'm giving the marathon another go. This time it means travelling a lot further away from home. So, I'm off to Tokyo. Training has been going alright the last few weeks so it will be interesting to see how it goes.... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


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