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Peering Through  
   

Peering Through

Embracing Buddhism

April 20th 2007
Another night with Hell’s Angel - Gene, after keeping me awake swearing at Jess all night, finally went to sleep on the Japanese-style bathroom floor, which measured no bigger than 4x2 ft. Hung-over on lack of sleep the following morning, we rushed to the post office to send home our most recently purchased souvenirs. Not in any mood to fight the language barrier, I let Gene handle all com ... 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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