08.08.2007 18 °C
The three stages of travel:
3. Planning on arrival about what to do first!!!
To my utter horror and dismay I found out that there will be no semi naked large folk trying to grapple with each other while we are in Japan. Now I am not sure if there is an 'underground' sumo league but I assume that there would be in some form or another so my current mission is to find it!
Apart from that nothing much is developing, we are deciding on what rail passes to buy and are leaning towards the cheaper economy seats for the 'mingle' and 'cheap' factors.
I have been keeping an eye on the seismic activity around Japan in the ope of getting some early warning signs about a terrible catastrophe, you can find the site that I have been using HERE. I have heard that in the event of an earth quake to STOP, DROP and ROLL is the best practice to ensure your safety, I will make sure we are all drilled beforehand on proper earthquake procedures so rest assured that what ever happens at least one of us will survive.
On to some local Japanese info:
Current conditions as of 4:00 pm JST
Feels Like: 34°
Visibility: 9.99 km
Wind: S 35 kph
Sunrise: 4:54 am
Sunset: 6:39 pm