To partially make up for the lack of updates, here are some random pictures I took with my iPhone that I posted on Facebook:
Well I really planned to do a daily blog of the trip, but given how much I was doing during the day, and usually not getting back to the hotel until 8 or 9 at night, I didn’t have time to sit and write up the day’s activities. I also… 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 →
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Okay, this is going to be a short one, although today was eventful and productive, I’m about out of energy for the day, and the bed in my new hotel room in Tsukiji is inviting. I checked out of the hotel in Narita early this morning, and after a very… Continue reading →
Well I’m here, after a long flight with very little sleep, it’s currently 10:45 PM on Monday night, 9:45 AM Monday morning to you all in Eastern Daylight Time, and I’m in Narita, Japan. Â Specifically, I’m in a hotel room just down the road (and a short train ride) from… Continue reading →
Getting close now, and I’m trying to get everything set up before I leave. Â Laundry, packing, re-packing due to forgetting something, re-re-packing due to everything I want to take not fitting, etc. Â At least I finished my taxes, and managed to get some pictures of this year’s cherry blossoms downtown…. Continue reading →
So, once again I prepare to depart for the Land of the Rising Sun, where the cherry blossoms (sakura) are in bloom! Â This will be a relatively short trip, only two weeks, but the goal is to take as many pictures of cherry trees in bloom in as many iconic… Continue reading →