Daily Archives: November 24, 2007

Daily Travel Photo – Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati

Posted by on November 24, 2007

Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati at sunrise from airplane

Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati at sunrise from airplane

This photos of Tarawa was taken at about 6am from the window of my plane. As I wasn’t allowed in the country, this is about all I have to show for my visit.

1 Month

Posted by on November 24, 2007

I have been in Japan over one month. I can’t really believe it. I’ve have so much stuff to write about, but I’ve been so busy it has been hard to find the time. I still have 6gb of photos to go through. You’ll be seeing Japan updates for a while I think.

Tomorrow is the last day of my rail pass. I’ll be leaving Tokyo and going to Fukuoka where I can get the ferry to South Korea. I’m hoping to stop and see Mt. Fuji on the way if the weather is clear.

Today I was in Nikko and went to the fish market at 6am. Had sushi for breakfast. Yesterday I was at Shibuya and Shinjuku and was up early to talk with the family for Thanksgiving. (Japan had their Thanksgiving on Friday. Yes, they have it.) Thursday I went and hit Roppongi at night with a guy from Wales, London and Switzerland. A good time was had by all. I’ll be going into more detail on all those neighborhoods later.

I’m staying at a capsule hotel for the second night tonight in Akihabara, the big electronics district. It is……different.

I also got an iPod Touch at the Apple Store in Ginza. It is amazing. If only there were more open wifi ports in Tokyo.

I’ve also hit a point where I have amassed so many photos I’m going to start doing a daily photo on the website. I think it is a good way for people to enjoy some of the sights I’ve seen without having to slog through all my stuff on Flickr.

I think I’m going to take a day of rest in Fukuoka. I’ve exhausted