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Wasting away

Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | Views [524] | Comments [2]

Coming to the end of the Japan leg of the trip was interesting. A three night period where only 1 of the nights would be spent in an actual bed, and the rest would be spent on transportation. It didn't encourage me in the slightest when Raul informed ... Read more >

Tags: Budgets & money

So theres this giant enemy crab

Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | Views [523] | Comments [1]

And thats all i'm going to say about him... We ventured out on public transport, as it seemed too far to walk to get to the golden temple, even for two hardenned walkers like me and Raul. Infact we were seemed as strange (for other reasons as well) ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

The floor!

Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Views [494]

running out of time at the library (free net access is great), so i might not get everything i need into this story! i will say it is GREAT! to get my capslock back, as the japanese dont need a capslock with them using funky symbols and not proper letters ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

More temples than you can shake something at

Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Views [887]

Kyoto is temple town, there are over 3,000 temples and shrines and having come from seeing some in Tokyo i wasn't enjoying the prospect of being "templed out" very soon but! Kyoto has some very different ones, golden ones, silver ones, an ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Views [384]

Kyoto, its been a long time since i got to sit at a computer, as the connection in the hostel at kyoto was poor, though that really was the only thing about the place that was. we decided to move over to Kyoto as we saw a cheap overnight bus transport ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: Kyoto

Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

photos after we left Tokyo
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topping up

Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | Views [447] | Comments [2]

just putting in stuff that i couldnt remember at the time at the fish market we came upon "whale bacon" which was a product neither of us had seen before going shopping today we were looking at j-pop and came across "daishi dance"... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

you lucky lucky people

Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [2362]

due to pouring down rain for the last two days i had time for a little house keeping today. no that does not mean photo comments, but it does mean most of the journal entries get photos, and that the gomez and godzilla photo finally got on the blog. ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Gallery: central tokyo

Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

imperial gardens and surroundings
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hostel life

Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | Views [980]

ive only ever stayed in a hostel once before, i had a great time but it was a room full of all my friends and i didnt have to outwardly socialise with anyone else there. ill admit that i was quit nervous about my first "proper" hostel experience.... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

imperial helicopter festival

Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | Views [394]

we headed into central tokyo today, or at least to the imperial palace and the surrounding district. on working out how to get there id found a godzilla statue in the guide book, which meant we had to go visit it (and yes theres a photo of gomez with ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

oops did it again

Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | Views [405]

we thought we had left the jet lag behind us but wednesday morning wasnt seen by either me or dunny we got woke up by one of the hostel staff coming in to house keep the room. we instantly felt guilty and rushed round getting dressed we made our way ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

temple memories

Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | Views [374]

ive come to the conclusion that i dont have the time (or money) to comment all my photos like i usually do. least it will give you something to ask me about upon my arrival at home. also for the first time since i started this i have multiple entries ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Gallery: tokyo general

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

where all tokyo snaps go to begin with
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Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | Views [322]

less jet lag today, just a short note to state i am taking photos but my access here is metered... im shopping round for somewhere cheaply to upload photos so yes you will see more gomez!

Tags: The Planning Phase

tokyo tales

Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | Views [311] | Comments [1]

this keyboard is like not knowing how to type all over again well both me and raul got to tokyo without any problems (if you dont count sleeping on an over 9 hour flight as a problem) we are desperately trying to stay awake in order to not ruin too ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles



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