Author, teacher and adventurer Jim Jensen shares thoughts about his travels, his books and various passions. Some of the topics are followed up on in the following links:

Around the World on a Dime and a Prayer: Six Years Around the World –

Nara YMCA –

Kindai University –

Tenma –

Kita (Umeda) –

Osaka! Osaka!: A different kind of history –

Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group (UNESCO) Ancient Japanese tombs –

Abeno Harukas –

Osaka Castle (Discover Kansai) –

California Levee System (Water Education Foundation) –

Sewari Yodogawa Riverside Park / Kyoto ( –

Serious Fun: Engaging Academic English (

Ueda Akinari (Wikipedia) –