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Reading the Air: Daimonji - 2

Later that day, with the morning preparations completed, Nohmen and Kokoro climbed again to the giant fire ship on the hillside.  The sun was slowly sliding down the sky.   682 more words

Reading The Air: Life-magic In Japan

Reading the Air: Daimonji - 1

Nohmen and Kokoro woke up extra early on the morning of the Daimonji farewell ceremony, chanted quickly, and then rushed to the city wearing strong boots and sun hats.   791 more words

Reading The Air: Life-magic In Japan

Tranquility in Tokyo: The Meiji Shrine

After a walk through Shibuya and past Harajuku we ended up at the Meiji Shrine which is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the spirits of the Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shōken. 187 more words


Flexible Seating: Torii Stool By Bensen

The latest addition to the Torii chair collection is the Torii Stool, a furnishings piece that looks excellent in any bar or counter. It comes in distinct heights and boasts a basic however sophisticated look. 20 more words


The torii gate treasures (Kyoto, Japan)

Shrines are symbols of a holy place here in Japan. I am currently in kyoto which is a traditional and historic city in Japan. Faith is a very strong characteristic of Kyoto and its people. 391 more words


Fushimi-Inari and Kiyomizudera, Kyoto-shi, Japan

26 July 2014, Saturday, Cloudy, 25ºC – 38ºC

Our third and last day in Kyoto. We woke up early, excited about what we are going to accomplish today! 772 more words