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Back Home - Mar 31, 2012
Left our hotel in Tokyo in another flourish of bowing and smiling from the desk manager. In England the best you could expect would be a perfunctory wave from the woman on the desk. In Japan you ge...
Tokyo and journey's end - Mar 28, 2012
Left Takayama on the bus with a tear in our eye. It is a lovely place with a peaceful air to it. Our friends Sue and David introduced us to it back in 1998 – we loved it then and still do. Th...
Fast train to Takayama - Mar 26, 2012
Departed Kyoto this morning. Took a while to get out of the Ryokan as we first had to compete in the smiling and bowing competition with the lady who ran the place. It's difficult to get a reaction...