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Japan 5 - Osaka, Shinsaibashi

Japan 5 – Osaka, Shinsaibashi

Sep 9, 10 • Asia, Japan, OsakaNo Comments »
One evening i decided to go for a walk, and unexpectedly realized that I was very close to Shinsaibashi area. Osaka is full of shopping arcades and Shinsaibashi is one of the most famous. Everywhere in Japan you can see a lot of electricity cables...

Japan 4 – Todai-ji/東大寺, Nara

Sep 8, 10 • Japan, NaraNo Comments »
Tōdai-ji (東大寺) is one of the biggest wooden Buddhist temples in the world and it has the world’s largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese simply as Daibutsu. Height: 14.98 m Face: 5.33 m Eyes: 1.02 m Nose: 0.5 m...

Japan 3 – Nara/奈良市

Sep 7, 10 • Japan, NaraNo Comments »
Nara (奈良市) is the capital city of Nara Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan. It is one of the main tourist attractions comparable in historical value to Kyoto. Tōdai-ji, is a Buddhist temple and the largest wooden building in the world,...

Japan 2 – My first day in Osaka

Sep 6, 10 • Japan, Osaka3 Comments »
I reached Osaka early in the morning. After travelling for 1,5 days from Prague to Dubai to Tokyo to Osaka I was pretty tired and my injured foot was not much better. In fact it was even worse. I was tired and crippled but quite happy that I am...

Japan 1 – From Narita airport to Tokyo

Sep 5, 10 • Asia, Japan, TokyoNo Comments »
….Two weeks before I was supposed to fly to Japan my mom and my niece were visiting me. One evening after a couple of beers we went to a kids’ playground and were jumping on a bubble trampoline. We had a lot of fun till my niece suggested I do a...

Why I have decided to go to Japan?

Aug 12, 10 • Japan, Kyoto4 Comments »
why Japan? many years a friend of mine gave me a book to read. It was a book of unknown to me at that time Japanese writer Haruki Murakami. It was his A Wild Sheep Chase. Then I read Dance Dance Dance, and many others. Basically everything...