Kurokawa Onsen

Kurokawa Onsen

Kurokawa Onsen is a quintessential hot-spring town in central Kyushu, approximately a 90-minute drive from Kumamoto Airport. Having traveled extensively throughout Japan, I can truly…

Japan Trip 2011 Part 4 (May 31)

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Japan Trip 2011 Part 3 (May 29-30)

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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…