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橋本駅之约 Meeting at Hashimoto Station

December 9th 2006
Today is the second time I had a meeting with my Japanese penpal at Hashimoto Station. We met at the same place during my last trip to Tokyo a few years ago. The weather was really bad this time, gloomy with rain that seemed to last for ages. We had drinks and did some catching up at a foodcourt in the shopping mall next to the station. Foodcourts are slowly creeping into Japanese culture. ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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