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Sunday in the air

While cruising in a Dreamliner over Asia at this time of the year one sees nothing except a sea of clouds. Dreamliners fly at an altitude of 12 kilometers, with a cruising speed which is over 90% of the speed of sound at that altitude. 326 more words


Upgraded and Serviced, Giant are Awesome

ok when I say upgraded, I don’t mean my whole Giant bike, I mean bits of it. A friend gave me some vouchers for a Trek shop, so I went for a look. 355 more words

Mt. Tsukuba Onsen - Edoya

After viewing the beautiful plum forest on the side of Mt. Tsukuba or after a climb to the top, nothing is more relaxing than a dip in one of the local onsen. 570 more words

One Day In Ibaraki

Mount Houkyou and a break

I feel like I haven’t been on my bike for ages. It’s the end of a school year and that means reports. And for me that means working weekends as I don’t like working early or too late at school. 476 more words

Fujisawa Rose Garden

Earlier this week, I read a blog entry in the Alien Times about the Fujisawa Rose Garden (link). According to the article, the Fujisawas are an influencal family in Tsukuba, who, about ten years ago, opened a rose garden to the public. 446 more words

Around Tsukuba

About Tsukuba City

Tsukuba city is located in Ibaraki prefecture and in the north of Tokyo. Mito city is the seat of prefectural government and is further northeast of Tsukuba city. 242 more words


Up Mount Tsukuba - almost

Ok, this was my first attempt on my giant bike to get up Mount Tsukuba or rather, up the back of it. A friend told me about a quieter route that goes around the back that many cyclists use. 673 more words