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Tokyo Tower

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

The Tokyo Tower, built 1958, is ever since a symbol of Tokyo. Used as a broadcasting tower for radio and TV, it was now replaced (not sure if completely replaced or if it’s still sending signals) by the Tokyo Sky Tree, with almost double the height of the Tokyo Tower. Well, even if I don’t […]


Climbing Mount Fuji

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Mount Fuji is Japans highest mountain. And since I’ve never been there yet, I thought I might try hiking it. Well, the main climbing season is through July to August, when the weather is mostly good. In this time though, there are a lot of people and the whole mountain seems to be crowded. September […]


Places I went lately – India

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

This will be the last of the ‘places I went lately’-posts for the time being. Right now, I’m in Japan and I hope that I will overcome my laziness and upload stuff without that much delay. So, I went to India this year. January 20th to February 14th. With my father. India was a completely […]


Places I went lately – Milan

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Wow, we’ve finally reached 2013! Yes, early this year (January 3rd) a few friends and I went to Milan for a few days. It was cold, but sunny. We did some touristy stuff, walked around a lot, ate some nice stuff and admired the beautiful buildings. Sadly one of our purses was stolen by some […]

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Places I went lately – Japan

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Hi. Maybe you’ve just seen my blog post about New Zealand. Japan was right after that. In fact, I was going to Japan (as I do almost every year) and booked the flight with a stop-over in New Zealand to visit a friend. So this was also last year, end of September and a bit […]