Postcards from Tokyo July 10th 2017 Just a few short notes from the city formerly known as Edo:
As I came out of the subway at Shibuya, I saw this couple with a hand-drawn sign that said “Free Hugs.”
Now, Shibuya Station is huge, with three metro lines and two train lines all converging here. Above ground is the famous (or infamous) “Shibuya Scramble” a pedestrian street crossing reputed to be the busi ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Shinjuku 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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