Monthly Archives: July 2011

New Entries into the UNESCO World Heritage List

Amidst the seemingly endless string of bad news that has centered around the Tohoku region of Japan, a recent decision by UNESCO manages to bring hope and pride back to the citizens of the disaster stricken area. In June 2011,


Right in between Japan’s multicolored spring and its scorching hot summers, there is a period of about 40-50 days, when the otherwise pleasant summer months become unusually gloomy, wet and humid. This is Japan’s official monsoon season, or as they

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