Category Archives: Travel – religious sites

A stroll through Asakusa

Quite by accident, after the end of IUJ and before I headed back to Maine, I booked my Tokyo hotel in an area known as Taito. Once there, I realized I had landed on the edge of one of the … Continue reading

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A temple in Urasa and other mysteries

I keep threatening to write a blog post comparing my time in Japan with my time in Georgia, but so far that hasn’t managed to happen. Today, though, I’m going to focus on some of the elements that keeps making … Continue reading

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Trip to a Shinto shrine

This past Sunday, the program graciously offered us a tour of some of the local sites of note, and the excursion included a Shinto shine, a vineyard and winery, and a Buddhist temple. I was thrilled to get a chance … Continue reading

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