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JAPAN | Monday, 15 Dec 2008 | Views [358]

  Anxious and excited we boarded the new A380 for the next leg of our journey, leaving the cooler climbs of Japan behind and entering the tropical Malaysian island of Singapore. Singapore is a vast city which consumes most of this 242 square mile island ... Read more >

Gallery: Kyoto

JAPAN | Thursday, 27 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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The final chapter of Japan!

JAPAN | Thursday, 27 Nov 2008 | Views [485]

Here we are in Tokyo! After enjoying our final journey on the Bullet Train, next to a small Japanese man eating his pungent Bento Box. Bento Boxes are basically a Japanese packed lunch, which usually consists of Sushi, Rice Cake and maybe some pickled ... Read more >


JAPAN | Thursday, 27 Nov 2008 | Views [517]

  Our first day in Kyoto, we grab some food and sit on the river bank with the locals watching Snowy Egret and Herons, fish for their lunch. Kyoto has many beautiful, traditional wooden Japanese houses built along narrow cobbled streets, where there ... Read more >

Gallery: Heading south

JAPAN | Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Heading south

JAPAN | Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | Views [608]

  Whilst waiting to board the 'ferrari' of trains! Honestly I never thought I would say a train was sexy!! Such a silent, streamline train, that literally sighs as it starts and stops, in between its 170mph stints!!! A line of pink and blue clothed ladies ... Read more >

Gallery: First 4 days in Japan

JAPAN | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Konichiwa! Hello!

JAPAN | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | Views [981]

Konichiwa! Hello! Here we are in Japan!   After delightful flight with good old Virgin Atlantic, in the rather comfortable Premium Economy Seats! When arriving in a completely alien country, jet lagged, you have a million and one scary thoughts ... Read more >

Packing the Ruck Sack!

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | Views [488]

Only 12 days till off!   Didnt realise squeezing your life into a bag would be such hard work!!!  Never mind it will be well worth it! Just means the kitchen sink will have to stay at home after all!!!

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