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Magnificent Lake Okutama

20 November 2018

Japan-Okutama-Lake-Hiking - Magnificent Lake Okutama

Well that all took longer than expected. So long that I didnt even come back to the hotel between todays activity and dinner, more on that later, ....

Resurrection of the day

5 May 2018

China-Hangzhou-View-Hiking-West Lake - Resurrection of the day

The rain stopped at 4pm. I had my face pressed against the window in anticipation, as soon as I saw it had stopped I was out the door. My destinat....

Lap completed

4 May 2018

China-Hangzhou-West Lake-Hiking - Lap completed

As it was foretold, today I completed a lap of the west lake of Hangzhou. I completed a similar lap last time I was here, although this time I wen....

And now for the view

3 May 2018

China-Hangzhou-West Lake-Temple of God - And now for the view

Hangzhou was nice the last time I came here, apart from the areas that were huge muddy holes in the ground with all the buildings removed on both ....

Not the west lake

1 May 2018

China-Wuhan-East Lake-View - Not the west lake

Today I went to the great east lake of Wuhan which is not to be confused with the great west lake of Hangzhou where I will soon be. The East lake ....

Lake saturation

26 March 2017

Taiwan-Sun Moon Lake-Rain - Lake saturation

Today I went to the number one tourist attraction in all of Taiwan, its so amazing Japan made Pokemon games about it, the world renowned sun moon ....

Suburban Tokyo

6 November 2015

Japan-Tokyo-Mall-Koshigaya-Aeon Lake - Suburban Tokyo

Everyone knows Tokyo is big. But people rarely go outside the Yamanote line. The Yamanote line has a radius of about 5km, it seems like a long way....

The great buddah scam

6 September 2012

China-Hangzhou-Buddha-West Lake-Hiking - The great buddah scam

I did two activities in the day today. The first one was great, the mountain area on the northern shore of the West lake. The second activity, aft....

The lake in the fog

5 September 2012

China-Hangzhou-West Lake-Fog - The lake in the fog

The west lake is the #1 tourist attraction in all of China if you believe the signs. I kind of struggle to accept more people come here than say, ....

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