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Off on another adventure.....not really an "adventure"...really just a "day trip". Our Information, Tickets & Tours (ITT) has various trips every weekend and I guess you could say I am working my way through their list of options. My first choice had been to go to Hirosaki to see the cherry blossoms, but that trip sold out before I was able to get a seat. Second choice ...
The next day our path took us past Fukushima. A major city in the north, but clearly not as packed as the major cities in the south, with fewer highrises and a look similar to the suburbs of those cities. Our destination was the Hiraizumi, once the centre of a mighty empire but now a sleepy village living off the memories of a distant past. One legend even has it, that Ghengis Khan originated from here, after the fall of this ...
On the 3rd of March, the twenty-third Ship for World Youth program ended it's 42-day long journey on the Pacific Ocean. During this time, 125 youth from around the world coupled with 125 Japanese youth, set sail for an adventure of a lifetime as we made our way from Yokohama to the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu, Australia and back to Tokyo. We left Tokyo that day unaware that an unprecedented 8.9 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis was to hit Japan ...
Have not kept up with my notes for four or five days now so inevitably
thoughts have been lost, surpassed, superseded, chewed up by the
continuum of the present. So here is an attempt to retrieve a few of
those morsels after they have already been swallowed.
Beth and I are not made for paired-down minimalist Japanese living - its not in our nature. We have too much... stuff. And whilst we might hold delusions that we could enjoy this ...
I wrote previously about the haystacks; the origami arrangements around vertical poles that stood, so I described, like rows of shaman caught mid-dance. We have just had an opportunity to inspect some of these up close and it transpires that the machine in the fields is not a combine harvester but merely a reaping machine, and the straw stacks still have their ears of ...
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1-14-1 Kawagishi, Kitakami | Hotelfrom $70
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