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Shisa of Taketomi

RSS News from: More glimpses of unfamiliar Japan Taketomi Island is a small island of only 5 square kilometers with about 300 inhabitants in the Yaeyama Islands, now part of Okinawa Prefecture. It’s known mostly as a...
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A Full Moon Evening in Iizuka

RSS News from: More glimpses of unfamiliar Japan Iizuka grew up as a post station on the Nagasaki Kaido, which as well as carrying the traffic of daimyo entourages heading to Edo, would have also been busy with traffic relating...
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Kunisaki Peninsula Walk Day 2

RSS News from: More glimpses of unfamiliar Japan I woke before the sun on November 25th, 2012, the second day of my walk around the Kunisaki Peninula. It promnised to be a glorious day. I had slept out on the bank of the...
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Kyushu Pilgrimage Temple 13 Hozenji

RSS News from: More glimpses of unfamiliar Japan The final pilgrimage temple of my third day walking around Kyushu was Hozenji, like the previous two earlier in the afternoon located in Iizuka. It’s a very small, urban...
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Wakaebisuya, Top Brothel in Mitarai

RSS News from: More glimpses of unfamiliar Japan Wakaebisuya was one of the four major brothels in the port of Mitarai on Osaki Shimojima Island in the Inland Sea. At its peak there were about 100 prostitutes working in it. About...