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Japan part 4: Hiroshima

February 27, 2009

Sorry it’s been 2 weeks since i last posted.  I’ve been on vacation here (more on that later) for this whole month and it’s made me even lazier than normal.  It took Jo yelling at me to motivate me to post this.  Anyway, here’s the final part of our Japan trip – Hiroshima.  We were […]

Japan Part 3: Kyoto

February 13, 2009

Kyoto was a really cool change of pace from Tokyo.  While it still feels like a big city, the atmosphere there is much more laid back, with more emphasis on  tradtional Japanese  culture than in Tokyo.   We had 4 days here, so we got a good helping of temples, palaces and monkeys (yeah, monkeys).  Also, Joanna was DETERMINED […]

Japan Part 2: Mt. Fuji

February 12, 2009

We only had 1 night in Kawaguchiko  (town at the base of Mt. Fuji), basically we planned on making a stop in between Tokyo and Kyoto, seeing the mountain, then moving on.   As it turns out, to get to Kyoto from Mt. Fuji you have to go back to Tokyo to get the right train, […]

Japan! Part 1: Tokyo

February 2, 2009

I’m back from my 10 days in Japan with Joanna and it was a great trip.  It was great just to get away from children for 10 days and have a vacation, but Japan itself was pretty amazing.  It’s very different from Korea (cleaner, more efficient, and much, much more expensive).  Seeing Jo was great too, since it’s tough […]