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Japan 2017 thread

Discussion in 'Japan' started by Donza, May 9, 2016.

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  1. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    But it's only bloody April?
     
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    I know, but everybody seemed to be baying for it. So just giving in to the populists. ;)
     
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    Given you said in the other thread that you're almost booked out for January already it seems there are a lot of people booking early!!
    I normally book flights around August, but it's different when other people are waiting on you to book.
     
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    Middle Jan is getting seriously tight, but still space otherwise. Think it must be when the cheaper post-Xmas/NY fares kick in.
     
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    Quite possibly.
    I've been looking for friends and the cheapest Xmas NY are about $1600 rtn, while later Jan/feb are about $750. That's a big school holidays levy right there!
     
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    Still 5 more days of the season left :)
    Loving these cherry blossoms at this time of year.
    [​IMG]
     
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    The body of the American Navy physicians assistant has been found. He went missing from a family trip to Happo. Found in a river bed (Minami Mata River).

    Pleased his family have closure.
     
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    It was most likely the result of an avalanche. There was a lot of activity that particular day.
     
  9. LMB

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    Yes, that was the thought at the time also. And I think the location he was found would suggest that's what happened too. Bad season for fatal slides all over Nihon.
     
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    So Japan snowseason 2017 has been over for some time.

    But how did the election 2017 go? It is not quite over- it rained a lot. Some islands have trouble to bring there wotings in.

    Did Abe win as many western media write? Or is it somehow a big more complicated?

    It seems LDP did not gain seats. Like always - a outer enemy can be a good friend.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news...landslide-tough-north-korea-policy/788412001/

    However has his strenght in the population and in LDP might not be the same anymore.


    We have to wait if "his wife" can help som other schools. Nationalisme has to be watched.

    (if election is in an other tread, sorry could not find it)
     
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    See the 2018 thread.
     
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