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Feb 12, 2016 - Onomichi

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – Japan chapter Hiroshima and Western Honsho has to say about Onomichi: “O??nom??ich??i is a g??ritty??????, old-timey seaport t??own with???? h??ills fu????ll of?? tem??????pl??es and lite????rary?? si????tes. ?? F??il??m dire??ct??or Obayashi Nobuhiko was ??born in ??Ono??mich??i, and the town was featured in a number of Japanese movies. It is also known for its ramen, and you’ll find plenty of places dishing it up. For many travellers Onomichi is the base from which to cycle the...

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Apr 27, 2015 - Ho hum travellng day .......

Enjoyed a really fun dinner last night , refer pic, sooooo tasty. Last walk around Gion area, rather sad to be departing Kyoto tomorrow. I have really enjoyed my 4 days here. Kyoto has got to be one of my favourite cities, defs up there with Mumbai which is also one of my favourite cities. I've enjoyed the beauty and interesting aspects of this fine city, as well as all the fun things I have done since being here, wonderful Geisha tour, walking tour with Samurai Joe San which was so interesting and finally such a great day on the bike...

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Wanderlust 2015

Apr 21, 2010 - The Headlines

Lets get to the Japanese headlines. Tourism last year was down more than 20 percent. As you might expect, this was due to the global economic recession. Vegetable prices are skyrocketing in Japan due to the weather. It has been colder than normal and temperature swings wider than normal. Some restaurants are struggling with the high cost of vegetables, they don’t want to raise prices, yet the bottom line is suffering. Today’s events- We left the hotel at a little after 9:00 AM, across the street was a large department store with a Little...

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