Monthly Archives: September 2008

Matsushiro (Kaizu) Castle

Waaaay back in July, Shawn had a long-time friend travel to Tokyo to visit for a week.  We hit the usual sightseeing spots around Tokyo, but we also took time to get out of the city.  We took the Shinkansen to Nagano and spent a short 1.5 days touring the city and surrounding areas. The […]

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Something to Make You Smile…

Hello everyone!  We are still here!  I still have several photos to share from our trip to Nagano, but for now I will leave you with this… Is anyone else feeling like this?  Just hold on!!  I will post more photos when things settle down a little… (Yes…we saw monkeys on the trip.)

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Nature

This is definitely not Tokyo… I just wanted to give you a little view of what we saw during our trip to Nagano.  More to come…

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A View from the Shinkansen

At the end of July, we took a much needed trip out of the Tokyo heat to Nagano.  This was our first trip on the Shinkansen (bullet train).  The Shinkansen is a high speed train which can travel at speeds up to 188 mph, so it took less than 2 hours to get to Nagano. […]

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