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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 4 – Adventures in Transportation

I realized the night before that I hadn’t made reservations for the day’s train journey, but wasn’t overly concerned as I figured that a late morning train on a Monday would not be overly crowded. As we drove to the … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 3 – Coburg

Having previously mainly arrived at Coburg on local trains from Bamberg, it was very novel to step out of the ICE right where we were going to.  Even better, my friend who had invited us to stay with him was … Continue reading

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A mid-term resident of Tokyo reports – Part 3: Tokyo in thundersnow

This is part 3 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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Needle Ice on Mitakesan

I finally made it to Mitakesan today, and while I would normally review the hike as a day trip from Tokyo, that will have to wait for another post since …. I found needle ice today! I came down from … Continue reading

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