Jose Rizal's signature in a Japanese hotel guest book from 1888Uncategorized Today in Japan, living a Travelife, I woke up to the chirping of the birds around Mount Fuji and the Hakone National Park. My friends and I were staying at Japan’s top hot springs resort, known for its healing waters, and I’d had a very sound sleep. Scroll down to read more… Then, after a nice full course Japanese breakfast, we headed over to spend the morning at a lovely museum. A BEAUTIFUL MEIJI-ERA HOTEL In the afternoon, I took everyone to a historical hotel to see a circa 1888 guest book containing the signature of Jose Rizal as a guest. Yes, Jose Rizal had stayed at this lovely Meiji-era hotel on his trip to Japan. DOWN MEMORY LANE I’d first seen this guest book with Jose Rizal’s signature about 20 years ago, when I’d stayed over at this hotel. The hotel general manager then had taken me down to the attic, where they kept hundreds of guestbooks, and pointed out Jose Rizal’s signature. ———————————————– TRAVELIFE WITH US MOROCCO Join us on a Travelife to Morocco November 16 to 25, 2014 Click here for more details ———————————————– If not for him, as he was a big history buff, no one might have known about Jose Rizal’s signature. And today, I was happy to be able to show a group of friends this same signature, in Japan, living a never-ending, and never-endingly eventful Travelife.