Monthly Archives: September 2021

Another Abandoned Building On The Shores Of Lake Ippeki And The Regular Visit To Komuroyama

A few years ago I wrote about the abandoned ruins of a lakeside hotel close to the shores of Lake Ippeki-ko in Ito but little did I know that there were more nearby! Another hotel too.   Usually such derelict … Continue reading

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Foxed In The Head: Cycling To All Inari Shrines In Tokyo’s 23 Wards – #15 Chiyoda

#15. Chiyoda Cycling may be something that I love to do but I’m not really one who goes for a ride without some kind of aim whether it be to a restaurant, a sight or just my workplace. With that … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: The Sacred Underground Palace North Of Tokyo

“A spiritual cave beneath a Japanese garden” was enough to get me interested in this 400 meter-long underground tunnel north of Tokyo.   On my previous visit to Takasaki at the start of this year I picked up a free … Continue reading

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The Station Just Over The Border From Tokyo Which Has No Trains At All For 8 Hours…In The Daytime!

  The beauty of taking trains in and around Tokyo is that you never have to wait too long if you miss your intended train. That is definitely not the case though at this station just over the border from … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……James Bond Filming Locations From The Daniel Craig Era

After multiple delays due to Covid_19 it seems like the 25th Eon-produced James Bond film is finally ready (I won`t believe it until I`m watching it in the cinema!) to see the light of day having been finished and ready … Continue reading

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