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contrast the Yukata at breakfast in our Takayama room vs the formal Kimono for tea in Kyoto  
   

contrast the Yukata at breakfast in our Takayama room vs the formal Kimono for tea in Kyoto

Japan day 9: Takayama to Kyoto

May 14th 2019
We said goodbye to Takayama and took the train to Nagoya, the change point for our destination Kyoto. After a while it started to rain and suddenly the train ground to a halt. The loudspeaker announcement said that due to a thunderstorm the train would not proceed for a while. We sat for about half an hour wondering about our transfer and reserved seats on the shinkansen to Kyoto. We eventually ar ... 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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