Japan - Part 3 June 3rd 2012 So, my last update about Japan.
The two major projects that I had a hand in before leaving were finishing off the hanko shop and the second house. They’re pretty similar but I’ll start off with the hanko shop. When I last left off we’d removed all the walls and floors from two rooms and a hallway. Our next job was to put in temporary replacements. First were the floors and the plywood to ... read more
Asia » Japan » Miyagi » Ishinomaki 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