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Japan Day 4: Adrenaline sensitizes

December 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Articles, Japan 2015 Trip

Itinerary (day 4 in Japan) Train from Tokyo to Nikko At Nikko, saw the following: Togushu Shrine (http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3801.html) Final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan for over 250 years from 1603 CE to 1868 CE. “Shogun” is translated literally as “military commander”, who operated as the de facto ruler of Japan although these were nominally […]

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Travelling with purpose

December 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Japan 2015 Trip

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” Henry Miller After an intense year and a half of being consumed with my career, I have become aware of a creeping apathy which has begun to draw the colour and spice out of my comfortable life in Edinburgh. This is beginning […]

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