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登山靴 - Mountain Climbing Shoes

Since it’s the rainy season the rain was pouring down for most of the weekend. However, today (Tuesday) the sun is shining. Yesterday it was just cloudy. I spent my Saturday with Natsu. We were going to visit her family in the afternoon, but before that, we managed to do some shopping. Afterwards, there was clubbing in rainy Shibuya.

江ノ島 - Enoshima

As it is in the middle of the rainy season here, yesterday the sun was shining and it was a comfortable 27 degrees in the air, so me and Natsu decided to go to Enoshima. Enoshima is a small island just off the coast of Kanagawa-ken. It’s very close to Kamakura, but doesn’t suffer the [...]

The Time Has Come…

… for me to write something new here. I haven’t written anything in a while, but that doesn’t mean I’m dead or anything like that. A terrible thing, the thing that happened in Akihabara. Apparently one of the other exchange students I know was there when it happened, and stood only a few meters from [...]

Earthquake - 地震

Yesterday at around 7 o’clock in the evening I was in my room collecting things to send home to Sweden with my family when suddenly the whole room started moving. The windows were rattling and the liquor bottles on top of our book shelf almost fell over. It was just for a few seconds, but [...]

My Valentine’s Day

Usually I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day anything because it’s not really a Swedish holiday, people just celebrate it because they do it in America - just like Halloween. Valentine’s in Japan is pretty funny though. It’s a holiday entirely made up by the chocolate companies so that they could sell more chocolate. I heard that [...]