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A Dude Who Blogs About the Hills of Tokyo

In Uncategorized on June 30, 2013 at 10:37 am

Just stumbled across something so quirky and awesome that I had to share it. If you’re familiar with place names in any Japanese city, you’ll know that the kanji for 坂 saka hill and 丘 oka hill occur regularly. Also, the kanji for 上 ue and 下 shita down are also heavily represented, usually referring to the tops and bottoms of hills. Well, I came across this guy’s blog and he’s photographing and writing about all kinds of famous hills in Tōkyō[i]. I totally got a history nerd boner from this. The page is all in Japanese, but even if you can’t read Japanese, you might like looking at the hills. Maybe.

Anyhoo, thought I’d just share this with y’all.

Here’s the link to his blog:




[i] I should have used the past tense because he hasn’t updated his 東京坂道さんぽ Tōkyō Sakamichi Sanpo Tōkyō Hill-Road Walking page page since July 2012. But whatever, it’s pretty cool.

I Added a Share/Like Button

In Uncategorized on June 19, 2010 at 5:18 am

Now if you want to share an article I wrote with others, you can just click the Share/Like button at the bottom of each blog post.  You can Digg it, share with Facebook, e-mail it, save to your favorites tab on your browser, Twitter…  Pretty much anything.

Hope this makes things more useful!  And thanks to everyone who pops in from time to time to read and comment!  I’ll try to keep the quality up♪


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mαrκy( -_-)凸

JAPAN THIS! will now be featured on JAPUNDIT

In Uncategorized on December 28, 2009 at 8:30 am

I’ve been officially accepted by the powers that be at  Hopefully, this will increase the visibility of this blog and get the word out there.  Japundit is great since it’s always picked up by Google Reader if you subscribe to their “Japan” feed group.

In case you don’t know what Japundit is, here is an explanation taken directly from their site:

JAPUNDIT is a social bookmarking site that gives you an instant overview of the most popular English language articles about Japan and the other countries of East Asia. Basically, social bookmarking allows members to post links to articles or sites so others can view and evaluate them. In many ways, JAPUNDIT is similar to the popular site.

Anyways, I’m excited about this as I’m looking for ways to jump start this blog!

awwwwwwww yeah!
mαrky( -_-)凸

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