Nerdtour 2012: Still alive!

So, I have almost fully recovered from the Cold from Hell, wasting nearly a week in the process. I’ve been out and about to a couple of places Saturday and Sunday, and saw some interesting things. I don’t have time tonight (it’s a little after midnight, early Monday morning as… Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012: kaze wo hikimashita…

Urgh, I’m now on day 2 of a crappy head cold. It’s a little disheartening to learn the hard way that not all Japanese care enough about the people around them to cover their faces when they have a cold. In walking through crowds to and from stations, or standing… Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012: Tokyo Sky Tree – No, it’s not small!

So, on a sunny but brisk, windy day, it was time for a trip to the Tokyo Sky Tree, the tallest free-standing tower in the world. Trust the Japanese to make up for tiny little living spaces by building something humongous!

Nerdtour 2012: A Garden, A Meal, A Clock, Some Boats, and The “Statue of Liberty”

Well, I’m going to have to do this one in stages, but guess I can give you a little photo teaser of what everything I did on the first day (and dang near wore myself out doing!)

Nerdtour 2012: Phase Shift

This is pretty bad, I had intended to write something every day, but since I did so much on Tuesday (it’s Wednesday morning about 6 AM as I write) that I think I’m just going to write when I can about some of the things I did, whenever I get… Continue reading