Recently, climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed across the Atlantic ocean to attend a climate summit without betraying her commitments to her environmentalist ideals. If we were all living in a past or future where convenient air travel was unavailable or uncommon, would you be willing to make a much longer journey to Japan by more historical and/or carbon neutral means of transportation like rail and sail? Or would you prefer to leave the travel to other adventurers and maintain a connection to our sister city by mail, phone, or internet?

If you would make the journey, make a post about what you think it might be like. If you would prefer to correspond, create some samples of correspondence that would keep you connected to your international family in Japan!

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