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Where to begin...Boroichi

December 26th 2008
In my mad rush to the beginning of winter break, I didn't put any posts up. The photos and stories just built up. Then in my mad rush to party when winter break began, I didn't publish anything. So this is the start of a long string of posts...Boroichi is one of the signature events in Setagaya. It is a two day long flea-market that happens december and january 15-16. If you can imagine it, i ... 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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