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Temple, Mount Misen  

Temple, Mount Misen

Miyajima Island

May 24th 2018
The sun has come out, so we decide that today we will spend the day at Miyajima Island, which is just off the coast about thirty kilometres south-west of Hiroshima. We catch the train to the port of Miyajimaguchi and then a ferry over to the island. The island is well known for its torii gate just offshore from the island‘s Itsukushima Shrine, and we’ve seen pictures of it on lots of Japanese ... 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
25th May 2018

Mount Misen
I love this pic. this is great.

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