The Travels of Ken & Bill Vol.6

VII. Amakusa-Shimabara Amakusa (SA) Amakusa (SA) From Yatsushiro, an hour’s ferry boat ride took us to Amakusa, a group of 120 islands (only six of…

The Travels of Ken & Bill Final

VIII. Toko-ji Temple Morinobu Okabe, 31st priest of Toko-ji Temple. (SA) Among the coolest things Ken and I did together was a talk about the…

The Travels of Ken & Bill Vol.5

VI. Speaking of Food Did I mention eating? Here is a typical dinner, this one served to us at the Grandvrio Hotel, built in the…

The Travels of Ken & Bill Vol.4

V. Aso We spent the next two days in the Aso Caldera, a vast bowl some 80 kilometers across left by the collapse of a…

The Travels of Ken & Bill Vol.3

IV. Kumamoto A bullet train about to leave the station. (SA) Then it was back on the bullet train and on to Kyushu Island and…

The Travels of Ken & Bill Vol.2

III. Iwakuni We spent eight days in Japan, flying into Osaka on China Airlines (for the long trans-Pacific flight, scrape up the $$$ for business-class…