May 3: Wisteria May 31st 2008 Japanese Vocabulary
On the first day of Golden Week, Zach, Christine and I went to a nearby temple to see the Fujii. Christine found out about the place from the taxi driver that takes her to her mountain school on Wednesday. Since late April to early May is their peak season here, we decided to check it out and it was a good thing we did!
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Asia » Japan » Wakayama 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