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Tacky-yama

July 8th 2007
Kicked off with a mooch around the morning market, following a more successful breakfast hunt than that of the majestic crane we watched stalking the waters of the Miyagawa River. We sampled weird soy bean sweeties, bought puffer fish paper lanterns and got freaked out by creepy local faceless dolls. After a strawberry smoothie we headed out to the Festival Float Exhibit, where the fluorescent ... 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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