Tokyo...enough said... February 17th 2009 Let me first say a heartfelt “Thank You” for all the positive responses to my last blog entry. I couldn’t help but feel like I had broken a promise (to you and myself) that I would be back this coming August. Knowing that I have friends and family that love me so much even when I’m away makes me feel less distant, which is definitely a good thing!
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Asia » Japan » Kagawa » Kotohira 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