For the most part, vending machines can be hard to use in a wheelchair. The buttons to order an item are often too high. And then if you can order something, it comes out at the bottom. So, when I went out today I was very excited to see a wheelchair accessible vending machine! … Continue Reading A Wheelchair Accessible Vending Machine!
Do you know the story of the 47 Ronin (Or 47 Samurai)? Lords Asano and Kamei were new to the Shogun’s court and were under the instruction of the Lord Kira. He was a rude and corrupt man and abused and insulted the two lesser lords. Kamei planned to kill Kira but his counsel advised… Continue Reading The Graves of the 47 Ronin (wheelchair accessible!)
I have always wanted to visit Japan’s most important religious site – The Grand Shrine at Ise. It is dedicated to Amaterasu Omikami, the sun goddess and ancestor to the Imperial Family. The only problem is it is really far from Tokyo! 3.5 hrs by train! But it is worth it! The shrine is actually… Continue Reading Visiting The Grand Shrine at Ise in a Wheelchair