Nihon Diaries – Chapter 1 (Part II)

Through all my journeys, my interaction with people remained largely anonymous. Now that I think of it, it was probably one of the best things that happened – the mutual trust between two strangers when all we knew about each other were interesting stories from other’s life.

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Nihon Diaries – Prologue

For a lazy soul as I am, waking up before 9:00 features on the top of my Things-Not-To-Do-Before-I-Turn-40 list. But that was just the beginning of a transformative journey, getting used to witness the dawn much before the rest of the world does.

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The best of off-season Japan

However, to my surprise, the barren Japanese winters exposed to me some of the most wonderful experiences – some which the “traditional” tourists may never encounter during peak seasons.

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