Archive for September, 2006

Day 2 – Kyoto 2

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

The next day, no bikes. We’re riding buses to the west part of the city, where more temples of note are to be seen. Begining with Kinkakuji, or the ‘Golden Pavillon’, thus named because it is, well, entirely covered in gold. Quite a sight in the morning, even if there are way too many people […]

Day 1 – Kyoto 1

Friday, September 29th, 2006

A full day of transportation on the 27th: walking to the bus station in L’Aquila for the 8am bus, taking a flight to Paris at 1pm; waiting around in Paris airport for a few hours and then taking off a little after 7 for Narita-Tokyo, on the Japan Airlines Flight #402. That lasted just short […]

Cowabunga

Monday, September 4th, 2006

Something worth reporting, at last! Last week-end, Luiz, Eric and I went to Florence. We left with the car on saturday morning and came back on sunday evening, spending a night there. The drive there was… boring; highway, and some more highway, with a healthy dose of traffic jam as we were approaching Florence to […]