Category Archives: Japan

Ikebana – the art of Japanese flower arranging

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These are beautiful and I wanted to share these photos with you. While in Japan we had a lady giving workshops on how to make Ikebana flower arrangements. I wish I could have gone myself but instead I enjoyed her … Continue reading

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A bike ride and geocache in Nagasaki

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What better on that second day in Nagasaki then to do a little bike riding and geocaching. The first place I found is this park right by the ship. It was a hive of activity with Japanese schoolchildren and some … Continue reading

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This was our lucky day in the fact that both me and Sherwin were off at 3pm. We love Japan and it was an unscheduled overnight in Nagasaki! What could be better. Here is Sherwin at the foot of the … Continue reading

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Dare Me?

> From a vending machine inside a Pachinko place in Japan. I haven’t tried it yet.

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I took my bike ashore in Kobe to explore and maybe find some more geocaches. It always takes me to neat locations. On my way towards the Kobe tower I saw this little shrine. Our drummer was alarmed by some … Continue reading

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Kobe at Midnight with no Yen

Japanese immigration formalities take forever. We were planning to go out at 9pm but couldn’t go until midnight. The ship docked at 6pm! We all had to line up and get our temperatures taken. Here Sherwin is on the gangway … Continue reading

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Last One Standing

I got a chance to go to downtown Hiroshima this year, and even though I was sick I was quite determined to see some stuff. I couldn’t resist looking for some geocaches on the way, though. The shuttle bus dropped … Continue reading

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>You Just Can’t Believe Anything You See On The News These Days….


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In an attempt at playing bloggy catch-up here are some pictures from Hiroshima. We didn’t get too much time to go out. I can’t really remember why. By the ship is this big thing. I can’t really remember what it’s … Continue reading

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>The Panic Button in Osaka

> The Panic Button was located next to this toilet in the Women’s washroom outside the ship. I’ve fallen and I can’t get up?? Of course it was only visible once it was at eye level. Why do I always … Continue reading

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