Japan – Day 12 (The End of the Road)

Day 12 of our trip to Japan dawned and the realization that the 3 weeks of adventures in Asia was soon to come to an end.  Our flight was to leave in the evening but with the transfer time from Roppongi to Narita, some last-minute shopping at the airport, and the necessary 2-hours-ahead-of-departure arrival at the airport, we had to leave in the early afternoon.

One of our group had some last-minute electronics purchases to make so he headed to Shinjuku early in the morning while I and my other cohort stayed in Roppongi.  Here is a view of the Roppongi Hills shopping center from the ground that morning.


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Taiwan – Day 2 (Part 2)

Continuing on from the previous post about our first full day in Taiwan, after the visit to the University area we headed to Huashan Creative Arts Park to find a nice location in which to savor our bubble tea.  There were a lot of young people out and all kinds of bands, street performers, and arts & crafts sellers scattered throughout the complex.  We ducked inside a free art show and came across some, er, interesting things.

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