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My Japan trips

Japan November 19-December 1, 2014 (Part 2)

November 24 – 27: Foliage Viewing in Kyoto & Joyful Reunion 

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Japan November 19-December 1, 2014 (Part 1)

Cherry-blossom and foliage in Japan are most enchanting. I have seen cherry blossom three times but have never seen fall colours. I  finally make my way to Kyoto in the fall.  

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Japan 2013 (5): Shikoku & Kyushu May 17-23

A lovely time in Marugame, Matsuyama, Beppu, Nagasaki, Kumamoto & Fukuoka

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Japan 2013 (4): 88-Temple Pilgrimage, Shikoku May 13 – 17

Visits to 23 Temples in Kagawa Prefecture May 13 – 17

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Japan 2013 (3): Kyushu May 7-12

Fukuoka, Kagoshima & Miyazaki

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Japan 2013 (2): Hokkaido & Cherry Blossom viewing in Hirosaki May 1- 6

Hokkaido (Wakkanai, Sapporo, Asahikawa, Otaru & Hakodate) & Honshu (Hirosaki, Sendai and Odarawa)

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Japan 2013 (1): Honshu April 19 – 28

Kyoto, Shirakawa-go & Gokayama, Japan Alps

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88-Temple Pilgrimage, Shikoku, Japan December 6-10, 2012 (3)

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88-Temple Pilgrimage, Shikoku, Japan December 6-10, 2012 (2)

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88-Temple Pilgrimage, Shikoku, Japan December 6-10, 2012 (1)

  Kobo Daishi弘法大師, founder of Shingon-shu or “True Word School” 真言宗, was born in Shikoku 四国.  The famous 1400-km long 88-temple pilgrimage route in Shikoku 四国遍路,is associated with Kobo Daishi. After completing the first stage of the pilgrimage route visiting 23 temples in Tokushima Prefecture, I reached his final resting place in Mt. Koya高野山.  The … Continue reading »

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