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Utoge Falls うとうげの滝  
   

Utoge Falls うとうげの滝

Sobriety, waterfalls and oranges

November 24th 2011
This month I have been spending my time laying off the wine, being a good little ecotourist and almost giving myself gut rot from overconsumption of local mandarin oranges. The sobriety thing is because I decided to join the "Sovember" bandwagon, which is really just something made up by those of us who were too lazy to do Ocsober a month earlier. (Ocsobe ... 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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