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May 15, 2009 - Visiting AOKI village and Finding 3 Aoki Mountains

Jim and Hiroki walk to Ueda City Hall to see if they can find birth, death or family history records. I decided to see if I could connect to the internet, but still had no success. I was told that McDonalds has WIFI access, so I packed my book bag/backpack and headed out. I walked to what I thought was the center of town. Yesterday I had seen a toy store with hot air balloons hanging from the eves. I was curious if they were just decorations or they actually sold them. I continued walking a distance to where I thought I should have seen the...

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Apr 15, 2008 - We've got pictures

It's been really difficult trying to decide which pictures to put on the site due to the shear number of great ones. But I'll pick the best and let you be the judge. When we first planned our trip we wanted to follow the cherry blossoms all the way through Japan, but they eluded us for several weeks, but fear not, we caught them and they're in full bloom. A really great sight to see! The other day we got a real treat, a 20 mile long bike path that used to be an old rail line. Along the way we saw some really great sites. Above you will see...

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