Tag Archive: Tokyo

May 14 2012

46th Week

to snow you a bit My last week in Manza deep in the Japanese Alps. We had snow again… And some last photos from here before I head for Tokyo on Wednesday and to Seoul on Friday. There will be further web page updates and more infos about the tour within the week.     …

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Apr 01 2012

40th Week

Tokyo trip Pictures of my Tokyo trip and the international Anime fair. The big bicycle trip through Japan approaches. Thus it takes a lot of resources to organize this event. A little side note in advance. I’m going to start in Korea. I have to begin my trip there due to the fact that there …

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Mar 26 2012

39th Week

A movie about the international Anime fair in Tokyo! Will also add some photos here within the next days. Enjoy! Animefair English von Daaaaaaaaaaaax I haven’t forgotten the poll (last week). But still haven’t found time to set up the tool Next week I will concentrate on updates. There are still some unpublished videos I …

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Dec 22 2011

25th Week

Snow, Snow Snow!!! :) :) :) Yes, even though the Japanese people don’t really celebrate Christmas – less than one percent of Japans population are Christians – we will definitely have a white Christmas. But like in Germany the Japanese people tend to assimilate lots of customs from the U.S. Americans that come with Christmas. …

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Dec 20 2011

23rd Week

The big good bye He gave me shelter when I was broke. He helped me find a job in Tokyo. He let me stay at his place for free even when I finally found a job and offered to pay rent. He corrected most of my blog threads. Together we philosophised about life, enjoyed lots …

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Dec 09 2011

19th week

Sleepless in Shuttle After another sleepless night on an airplane I arrived at Narita Airport for the second time. This time even more packed with stuff compared to the first time. I brought my bicycle trailer and my snowboard. Well, since I don’t have my own bicycle (I used my sister’s bicycle for the Hamburg …

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Nov 11 2011

the 18th Week

Am I a cheater for having a break in my stay in Japan? My blog says “one year work and travel in Japan” after all! No worries. It won’t be less than a year! However there are things which simply don’t fit into two backpacks. For instance a bulky bicycle with 28-inch-tires is not very …

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Sep 11 2011

the 15th week

Over 30 attendees

A short video about Tokyo’s couch surfing meeting and pictures from the famous crossing in Shibuya at night! Enjoy! Couchsurfing Tokyo von Daaaaaaaaaaaax

Aug 14 2011

the eleventh week

Station Omiya

I know I promised to write about climbing Fuji San. But I underwent something else which I simply need to write about… It is the weekend and I’m meeting with Andreas, one of my school friends who studied Japanese studies and has lived for some years here in Saitama, one of Tokyo’s neighbouring prefectures. As …

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Aug 09 2011

the tenth week

Buddhist heart

They lost their hearts in India Obon Festival part two. In week nine I showed you some photos of the Obon atmosphere. What I missed to catch so far were the dances linked to this tradition, and of course the kimonos. It’s time to present you some footage from the festival. One of Tokyo’s biggest …

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