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Now that's a knife! Tsukiji Fish Market  
   

Now that's a knife! Tsukiji Fish Market

Fish and flowers

March 28th 2016
Japan has an art tradition flowers and a culinary tradition of fish - appropriate for an island nation. We are embracing both with enthusiasm. Last night we are at a hole-in-the-wall noodle bar famous for anchovy ramen - a deep, rich broth that was delicious and warming in this cold weather. This morning we visited Tsukiji Market, the central fish market. The inner market is a working market bu ... 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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