Archive: February 2020

A Look Back: 1964 Summer Olympics at Lake Sagami

Venue for the Canoe Sprint at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics Recently I read Roy Tomizawa’s terrific book; 1964 – The Greatest Year in the History of Japan: How the Tokyo Olympics Symbolized Japan’s Miraculous Rise from the Ashes. In one chapter he...

Hiking Kanji Cheat Sheet

Navigating the Japanese Wilds with Ease Way back when I first started this blog one of the first topics I tackled was Japanese hiking maps with the emphasise on reading common kanji found out on the trail. This post remains one of the most popular...

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