Just a few pics I took wandering up the Sumidagawa Monday evening:
Well, I was here in Tokyo for fireworks on my birthday, but Nature conspired to send a typhoon my way, which forced Tokyo to delay the fireworks. Â It wasn’t a total washout, I did manage to celebrate by going to Akihabara, which turned out to be much closer to my… Continue reading →
And I don’t mean the song by Buster Poindexter from years ago, I mean the thermal climate has been ridiculously, dangerously, even deadly hot here in Japan. Â The day after I got here, Monday, I had to go in from Narita down to Shinjuku, Tokyo, to pick up the key… Continue reading →
After a mostly uneventful trip with only a couple of travel glitches, I finally arrived in Japan! My plan as always was to stay in a hotel close to Narita Airport on landing day, and use the evening to wander the town and try to sync up my sleep schedule…. Continue reading →
Sitting at Reagan National, waiting for the first leg of the trip to begin. Â Got some good sleep last night, given how much adrenalin I’ve been cranking out the past few days, got my breakfast bagel and nearly got splashed by a poor guy whose coffee cup broke on him… Continue reading →
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After walking around a whole lot Wednesday (about 7 miles total), Thursday was not a “wake up at 5 AM” day. I barely woke up when the alarm went off at 7:30, after having fallen asleep Wednesday night about 9:30, so I decided to put the “Do not disturb” sign… Continue reading →
So, today opened bright and early for me (well, early anyway) as I woke up at about 5 AM again, so after fitfully trying to get back to sleep I gave up and got up. I hadn’t planned anything specific, but as I was checking web cams around the area… Continue reading →