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Kansai Bound!

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007


Yesterday was a wake up call.  I think I’ve seen enough shrines, temples and historical artifacts from Japan.  Sightseeing is wearing a bit thin, but every experience with the current culture has been most exciting and has appealed to me most.  Every day that passes, my visa expiration inches closer and I still haven’t been to Kansai to see the famed cultural heart of Japan.  So I decided to say goodbye to Nagoya.  It has been an extremely friendly and welcoming city, but I’ll just have to come back someday when I have more time.    [read on]

Tuesday the 12th, Part II: So this is what the cool kids do…

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

I returned to Nagoya, feelin’ fresh with the new haircut.  But I’ve been getting bored of the same shirt I’ve been wearing for the last few months, so I was eager to find a new one.  Osu is the district renowned for vintage/used clothing shops and other cheap shopping, so I set off in that direction.   [read on]

Tuesday the 12th, Part I: A Castle and A Cut

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007


A popular day trip from Nagoya is the nearby castle town of Inuyama.  Inuyama-Jo is the oldest standing castle in Japan, and was declared a national treasure.  That sounded interesting enough to justify a ¥1000 round trip.    [read on]

Funny thing happened on the way to Kansai…

Monday, June 11th, 2007

…I never made it!    [read on]