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People of Japan

July 24th 2009
I believe that the best experience of travel is getting to know the people who live in the places that the traveler visits. But experiencing people usually requires some effort and time investment because of cultural and language differences that can become a shield that keeps travelers as outsiders. But even living among a foreign culture for a while is no guarantee that we can pierce this sh ... 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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