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Wandering the West – Part 6: Down the Oregon Coast

Following lunch in Seattle I was very tempted to take the ferry to Bremerton and stop off in Olympic National Park for the night. As tempting as it was, I decided that since I had already extensively explored the Washington … Continue reading

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Day Trips from Tokyo – Hiking Mt. Mutsuishi

Today dawned with a perfect hiking outlook so I decided to venture off to Oku-tama and see how well the trails had fared through the winter and early spring. With notably more sunlight to play with than in the autumn … Continue reading

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A mid-term resident of Tokyo reports – Part 8: Revenge of the Cedar

This is part 8 of what is intended to be a collection of overview reports on living in Tokyo by someone who is here for longer than a short stay but shorter than a long stay. Hopefully they will be … Continue reading

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Day trips from Tokyo – Mitakesan

It is always easier to do something else than something, and that is particularly true when the something involves a long overdue tidying of the mound of paper that has accumulated on the desk – which makes this a good … Continue reading

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Daytripping from Tokyo – A hike in Ohtama Nature Park

I had today off, and since the forecast called for heavy rain I decided it would be a good day to catch up on things indoors, starting with sleep. Hence it was with a fair bit of annoyed surprise that … Continue reading

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