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A Visit to Nara Park and Osaka

This post is the second part of my Silver Week vacation. Read about the first part in Kyoto here.

On Monday morning we left our luggage under the stairs in our hostel and hopped on the train to Nara. 1,532 more words


Day 4 - Hot Delhi

Early start. After a quick breakfast we headed for the airport to fly to Delhi. We said our goodbyes to Dad (he planned to stay in Punjab for a few more days – probably car-o-barring with JB – before heading home). 339 more words


Narita Temple, Prayers by Fire

A short walk from Narita Station, Narita-San is probably the most famous temple in Chiba prefecture with about 12 million visitors a year. Three million of which, visit on the first three days of the new year. 547 more words


Japanese Hostel and Miyajima Island

I arrived at Backpackers Hostel Cafe and Bar Miyajima late in the afternoon after a long drive. The group I was with made the reservations in advance and so for the night, it was only about 24 yen or about 20 american dollars.  718 more words


Weekends in Taiwan

Since we’re teaching during the week, we are trying to use our weekends to thier fullest potential! That means getting out and doing things! A few weekends ago, we made big plans to go on a hike out in Maolin. 452 more words


A Weekend in Kyoto

Two weeks ago two national holidays here in Japan fell in such a way that many people, myself included, had a 5 day weekend. This holiday weekend was called “Silver Week” after the “Golden Week” holidays in Japan in the spring. 1,143 more words