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May 22, 2004

Japanese Leftovers

Thoughts on Japan: Pros: Nice country to start in, easy to get around, friendly people and everything is so damn cute! Cons: Expensive,not enough time Here are some photos that Emily wanted to post but didn't fit with the...

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May 19, 2004

When I'm Emperor...

The Golden Palace was the last place on our Kyoto itinerary and what a place it was. Built as a retirement home for an ex-daimyo (head samurai) the palaces top two levels are clad in gold leaf, giving it an...

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May 18, 2004

Tourist Day 2 - Judgement Day

We had organised to meet up at the Imperial Garden in the morning, hoping to gain access to the Imperial Palace, but our timing was not good. We were a little late getting away and the shrine we had planned...

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May 15, 2004

Swarms of Ninja

The time came for us to bid farewell to Tokyo and make our way to Kyoto the old capital of Japan and it's cultural and historical centre. Thank god for the efficiency of the JR rail system, as lugging our...

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May 14, 2004

Freaky Japan

Hmm... where to start.... the bikes, everyone leaves them sitting on the street unchained. We both love Japanese T.V, the programs are incomprehensible, the ads are hilarious and very cute, and as for Sumo wrestling; not sure it would have...

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May 13, 2004

Is that David Beckham?

After our first night sleep in Tokyo and our first experience with the "Japanese Fighting Pillow" (a hard strawy thing) we set out for another day of pointing at things and looking lost. in a lot of other countries looking...

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May 12, 2004

Hello Tokyo

We arrived in Tokyo after 12 hours of traveling (and 3 weeks of goodbyes) to be confronted by "the language barrier" wow.... don't get me wrong the japanese are super friendly and helpful, i can't imagine how far you'd get...

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