November 1991 Looking back, I think Shinjuku Station was my nemesis. Can a station be your nemesis? Well today has been a much better day. We found the right line quite easily but then there was a bit of fumbling as we tried to buy our tickets, We couldn’t find a machine. We eventually bought […]
This post is great. It also made me feel a little less alone. It brought me out in a cold sweat, just seeing the photos. As she so aptly describes it, My sense of adventure is strong. My sense of direction is not.
If you are anything like me, expect to spend a fair proportion of your travels Still I have perfected a technique over my many miles of travel, which seems to work pretty well. I have no patent on it, so you are welcome to adopt my approach (AT YOUR OWN RISK!) Give up at the […]
November 1991 A Japanese guy taught me how to make paper cranes. (Also see Confessions of a Backpacker) I was actually in New Zealand at the time. His crane was a tiny(about 1.5 cm high) and beautifully made while mine look somewhat less elegant. They are all still stuck in my travel journal. How to […]