It was an early start to the day. As we needed to catch the express train and in under twelve minutes, go from one platform to another and get onto the bullet train.
Music speaks directly to the heart. This response, this echo within the heart, is proof that human hearts can transcend the barriers of time and space and nationality.
Our tour included a special request from the South African Embassy in Japan, who, understandably, have close ties to the motor giant, TOYOTA (particularly due to the large division of Toyota Africa, based in Durban).
Kurume is the third largest city in the Chikugo region in the Southern part of Fukuoka.
It was a special day for Alex Brits, celebrating his 14th birthday in Japan.
It is close to impossible to explain in words just what an experience travelling Japan has been.