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"Daddy why are they cutting the fish?" 2012-05-03 10.19.07

"Daddy why are they cutting the fish?"

May 4th 2012
Golden Week is a collection of 4 national holidays in a seven day period, starting around the last week of April and ending on the first week of May. April 29 is the Showa emperor's birthday and May 3,4 and 5 are the other 3 national holidays. So for this year, there were 2 consecutive long weekends, 3 and 4 days respectively. Most Japanese people choose to travel this time of the year, us joi ... 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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