Flashback – Japan 2009 – Tokyo Finale

All photos taken September 22, 2009. Our time in Japan was rapidly winding down, but Kunika and Mas still had plans for our remaining time. After Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, we walked back to the Tokyo Dome. It seems Kunika and Masa’s first date was at a baseball game here and the rest, as they say,Continue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Tokyo Finale”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Koishikawa Korakuen Garden,

All photos taken on September 22, 2009. The Koishikawa Kōrakuen is a large urban park in the Koishikawa neighborhood of Bunkyo in Tokyo. The Japanese garden dates from the early Edo period and is one of three surviving daimyō gardens of the many that were created during that period, the others being the Rikugi-en and the Hama-Rikyu gardens To continue, pleaseContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Koishikawa Korakuen Garden,”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Odaiba, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay. Access is via the Rainbow Bridge from central Tokyo. Odaiba was initially built in this area for defensive purposes in the 1850s. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Akihabara Electric Town, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Akihabara is a common name for the area around Akihabara Station in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo. The area mainly belongs to the Sotokanda and Kanda-Sakumacho administration districts in Chiyoda. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

All photos taken September 21, 2009. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, also referred to as Tochō for short, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which governs the special wards, cities, towns, and villages that constitute the Tokyo Metropolis. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shinjuku, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Shinjuku is a special ward in Tokyo. It is a major commercial and administrative centre, housing the northern half of the busiest railway station in the world, Shinjuku Station and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the administration centre for the government of Tokyo. As of 2018, the ward hadContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shinjuku, Tokyo”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shingo Tour Day 2

All photos taken on September 21, 2009. Yesterday, Shingo had let us know that we still had one more action packed day ahead of us. To save time on this busy day, we were going to meet him at Shinjuku station. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new BlogContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Shingo Tour Day 2”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Meiji-jingu Shrine, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 20, 2009. Meiji Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Shibuya, Tokyo, that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shōken. The shrine does not contain the emperor’s grave, which is located at Fushimi-momoyama, south of Kyoto. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, clickContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Meiji-jingu Shrine, Tokyo”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Crossing Shibuya to the Shibuya Crossing

All photos taken on September 20, 2009. Shibuya is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is a major commercial and finance center and houses two of the busiest railway stations in the world, Shinjuku station (southern half) and Shibuya Station. The population of this area is 221,801. (Source: Wikipedia) To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click hereContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Crossing Shibuya to the Shibuya Crossing”

Flashback – Japan 2009 – Harajuku, Tokyo

All photos taken on September 20, 2009. It took us about 25 minutes by subway to travel from Shibakoen station to Harajuku station. As it was a Sunday, the closer we got to Harajuku, the more packed the train cars got. Harajuku is a district in Shibuya, Tokyo that is a favourite destination for Tokyo’sContinue reading “Flashback – Japan 2009 – Harajuku, Tokyo”

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