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Is It All In Your Head?

In pagan parlance, I have an “open head.” To non-pagans, this is best described as being prone to mystical experiences; I communicate frequently with the Divine. 665 more words


Spectacular night under Aurora

I spent two days in Lapland in a place called Inari. I flew from Helsinki to Ivalo with Norwegian and paid only 70€ / round trip. 132 more words

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On the 11th Day of Anime -- A Fox High up on the Red Hill

“Inari, kon-kon!!”

Simple, sweet, and straight to the heart, Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha was a delightful addition to my winter season. I visited Japan shortly after watching this show and actually walked up the shrine on which the setting is based. 349 more words


Fushimi Inari Shrine 伏見稻荷大社

        Fushimi Inari Shrine is located in the south of Kyoto. It can be reached by a five minutes ride from Kyoto station to Inari Station along JR Nara line.  359 more words


The Shrines - Kyoto : Day 7

Since Kyoto was the capital of Japan from year 794 to 1868, and mostly were emperor’s residence, they have so many beautiful castle and temples for us to visit in this modern era. 728 more words


Torii Party

After checking in to our ryokan late on Friday night, we got up early on Saturday morning with a jam-packed itinerary. Breakfast from the konbini, we crossed the river to the subway, and headed south full of anticipation. 132 more words


Taro Inari Shrine - Iriya

During the Edo period after the end of the Civil Wars one of the ways that peace was kept was to have the ruling provincial lords to live close together in the capital where the Shogun could keep an eye on them. 292 more words