Monthly Archives: September 2009

Vietnamese Festival 2009

A couple of Sunday’s ago my girlfriend and I met up with our friend Mizuki in Harajuku to go to the Vietnamese Festival on another scorcher of an afternoon in Yoyogi Park. Though not as colourful or busy as the … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Monkey-ing About On Sarushima

Over a year ago I read an article in a magazine about there being an island in Tokyo Bay which can be easily reached on a day trip. Even now, many of my students haven’t even heard of it. Monkey … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Life’s A Beach At Enoshima

It may have been sunny on September 11th but the beach at Enoshima was more-or-less empty as Japanese people tend to not go to the beach based on the calendar rather than the temperature which was about 29 degrees celsius … Continue reading

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Brazilian Festival 2009

Throughout the summer months Yoyogi Park plays host to many countries’ festivals of which I have been to a fair few in the past. This year I hadn’t been to any due to TESOL course commitments and being on holiday … Continue reading

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The Tooth Of The Matter

Last December I wrote an entry called Menace Tooth Society about some tooth pains I had and having just re-read that article it was quite a surprise as I didn’t remember hardly anything about the visit to the dentist. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Tunisia 2009 Pt VI: El Jem, Monastir & Tunis

Another 5am start for my final full day in Tunisia. I was at the louage station by 5.45am waiting for the shared taxi to fill-up. Unfortunately I had to wait 90minutes for it to be full which is not that … Continue reading

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Tunisia 2009 Pt V: Star Wars Traveller – Tatooine (a.k.a. Djerba)

I just missed a louage to the island of Djerba at 5.30am and then had to wait over an hour for the following one to become full. The cost of the taxi included the ferry crossing and culminated at the north … Continue reading

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