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Hanami ; Japan’s famous flowers.

Hanami is a special time of the year in Japan where the famous Sakura(cherry blossom) appears for not even a month. There are other flowers in abundance but the real delight is the Sakura as they are a symbol of … Continue reading

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Himeji castle

Himeji castle is claimed to be the most visited castle in all of Japan and is classified as a national treasure. ┬áIt dates back to 1333 and survived through the Meiji period when it’s destruction was planned but never executed. … Continue reading

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Nabana no Sato; A festival of lights

The festival is held through the month of March and features millions of lights and walkways leading through intricate plum blossoms. Despite the rain that showered the event, it was still a sight to behold and even added to the … Continue reading

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Nagoya Port photos

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Photo’s; beautiful and weird Japan

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Trip to Ise Jingu (Location of one of Japan’s three great treasures)

The shrine at Ise is actually separated into two shrines. the outer one called Geku, which is dedicated to Toyouke Omikami who is the god of agriculture and industry. The main shrine, Naiku, is dedicated to the leading deity in … Continue reading

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