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Today, I went to Okawachiyama, "the village of the secret kilns," on the outskirts of Imari. It would probably be an easy trip by car, but I took the train. From Saga, using a Japan Rail Pass, the route is the Karatsu line from Saga north to Karatsu, then the Chikui Line southwest from Karatsu to ...
... in his You Tube video (see my 2013 blog). Actually, I'm not sure that "told" is the right verb--her English was limited, and my Japanese is just awful. My communication was mostly gestures of smashing plates and the English words "You Tube." She showed me a magazine photo of the proprietor, so I know she understood me.
My next stop was the Touzan Shrine, which is notable for its ceramic torri. Behind it, and up the hill, is an ...
... and I heard them asking the train agent (in English) how to get to Hasami (a town I know because it's where Hakusan has its ceramics factory and shop). I lingered a few minutes, and then went up to them and asked if they needed help. Turns out they were a couple of graphic designers from Mexico, Alicia and Juan, looking to expand from graphic to object design, and who were on a month-long trip in Japan that includes a ...
... August 14th
Carlos's Birthday! We hung out at Guy's Rock N' Roll Brats. Huis Ten Boushe is weird as hell.
All night Karaoke.
Thursday, August 15th
Back to Fukuoka on 2 hours of sleep…1 in Steven's apartment and another on the ...
... the earliest settlement communities. The park is easily reached by walking from Yoshinogari Station, which is 2.1km to the park or about a 20 min walk. Entrance fee was 400Y ($5). I had reached here at 4pm and it closed by 5 so I only had a short time to walk around. It ...