Monthly Archives: November 2011

Google Maps Research

Is there a cycle path on Wakato Bridge ? No, according to Wikipedia ! “The Wakato ferry existed before the bridge was built; it has been retained by the city for pedestrians and cyclists, as the bridge is nowadays reserved … Continue reading

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Buildings – Barbecue – Cranes – Zen – Onsen

A splendid Japan trip brought the Dierick family to Kyushu for 3 days. First they visited Fukuoka for a rewarding architecture tour, see the picture report here. They hopped on the brand new shinkansen to Izumi for a delightful farm … Continue reading

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11 Reasons Why Biking is the Best Way to Travel

Freedom and convenience Exercise as you travel Get from A to B a lot faster than walking Access to remote places Opportunity to stop when you want Regularly meet people Environmentally friendly Travel lightly Very sociable Gain respect and admiration … Continue reading

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Cranes and Kyoto Prize

Lorie & Doug visited Japan to attend the Presentation Ceremony of the 2011 Kyoto Prize awarded to Lorie’s father Dr. John Werner Cahn. As avid birdwatchers, they also ventured out to Izumi to admire the thousands of cranes that winter … Continue reading

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