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Mt Daimonji

You can see the fireplaces every so often to the right of the foot path.
Kyoto

October 27th 2011
I arrived bright and early at 7 am in Kyoto, and began the hike to my hostel. The Kyoto station had some very modern looking buildings, but it wasn’t long before I came to the first temple ground. I would soon learn that Kyoto is filled with temples. I arrived at the hostel only a couple hours later, but they were not quite ready for me yet. The hostel owner let me drop off my backpack, but ... 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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