J Hotel Motoyawata
Travel Blogs from Ichikawa
... Ray Parker Jr
As long as you love me - Backstreet Boys
Trouble - Shampoo
Otherside - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Every little thing she does is magic - The Police
The way you make me feel - Michael Jackson
No Letting Go - Wayne Wonder
Like a Prayer - Madonna
Fix You - Coldplay
(You're the) Devil in Disguise - Elvis Presley
You're my Best Friend - ...
... with people who actually understand the ins and outs of the language/country and just enjoy the few days I have left by planning nothing, doing nothing of specific importance and eating everything.
Since I had wound my way down Tohoku last time I was in Japan on local trains, this was the first time taking the Tohoku Shinkansen down to Tokyo. It is also near the time of Obon, so it was pretty full, but not super crowded as to have to stand. The whole ...
... ways I'm stronger than ever. But, if you want to know the details you'll have to click here (www.phoenix-arts.org).
It's the new home of the blog. Hopefully you'll enjoy the new look and feel. I figured it was about time I had my own space on the net...so...head on over and let the quest continue!
p.s. if there's any ...
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Take a look at the picture's accompanying today's post and let me know if that's true!
Last weekend I was fortunate enough to participate in a yearly Japanese tradition called "Hanami". The Japanese all take a break from their hectic lives and head to the parks in droves. Why you might ask? Well, to have a picnic under the blossoming Sakura Trees of ...
... br> "Uh, thanks! Can I ask, what are you doing here by the river?"
"Just enjoying the day. Appreciating the sun."
"that's great! Me too. But, I saw you waving your arms a bit over there. What was that?"
"Ah! Hold out your hands"
*Drew holds out his hands, while James proceeds to wave his hands over them, chanting something in a Native American language*
"Cool, what was that?" I ...