So wrote Robert Lewis, American co-pilot of the B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, in the plane’s … Continue reading “My god, what have we done?”
No description of a trip to Japan would be complete without talking about the country’s railways. The image of a … Continue reading Japan’s wonderful railways (not just for train buffs)
When I told people I was coming to Japan a common response was ‘that will be different!’ I think there … Continue reading A world of difference
Travelling to Japan, the TV critic Charlie Brooker wrote, is like travelling to another planet. Whilst it’s still the case … Continue reading Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
I said in my first blog that I knew little about South Korea before coming here. So I had no … Continue reading Seoul – city of protests
We are travelling to Japan with our friends Sue and Pete. On the way we’ve stopped off in Seoul, capital … Continue reading The scariest place in the world?
Total distance: 17 km 10.6 miles Average speed: 3.3 k.m.h. 2.1 m.p.h. Height gained: 565 m 1,836 feet Maximum altitude … Continue reading Climbing the Matterhorn