Category: Japan 1991

A trip to Japan with Nicky for an IGOSS seminar and workshop in Tokyo before visiting Sendai and Kyoto. Also excursions to Nikko, Niigata, and Nagano.

April 1991: Japan

A three week trip to Japan with Nicky for an IGOSS Seminar and Workshop followed by a visit to Sendai as a guest at Tohoku University, a sightseeing stay in Kyoto, and a visit to Nicky’s friends in Nagano.


Until the 19th Century the capital city of Japan, Kyoto is still considered the cultural capital (Wikipedia) with its ancient temples, shrines, and gardens. We...

Sendai, Hiraizumi, and Matsushima

I had been invited to visit Sendai by Professor Yoshiaki Toba at Tohoku University. We were booked into the Aisaki Japanese Inn, a family owned ryokan...


We visited some Japanese friends that Nicky had got to know when they were living in London. Situated some 178km (110 miles) northwest of Tokyo...

Parks and Temple grounds

[return to Tokyo page] Photos from a Park and/or Temple Grounds, probably in Tokyo: Possibly Temple Grounds in Kyoto or Nagano: [return to Tokyo page]


In Tokyo we were booked into the Tokyo Green Hotel at Awajicho which was within walking distance of the Japan Meteorological Agency which was at...