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Kiyomizudera

Back to Kyoto

August 19th 2006
I am in Japan!!! A long way from Adelaide, Australia, but here I am in Shizuoka for a year teaching at an English Kindergarten while seeing and experiencing as much of this crazy, mixed up, amazing country as I can! When Marissas parents were here we went back to Kyoto for 2 nights. These are my highlights from the trip!!................... 1. Sanjusangendo- the 1001 wooden statues of Kannon wi ... 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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