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Itsukushima Shrine

You know the most famous aspect of this shrine, even if you might not recognize the name. On Monday last, we were fortunate enough to visit the famous Istukushima Shrine, as the start of a week-long field trip with Don’s class (hence the lack of posts in ages – we celebrated Don’s birthday week before we left, and then I didn’t bring my laptop on the trip). 1,106 more words

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Capture Japan: Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine, Hiroshima

I would contest that Itsukushima Shrine is one of the most breath-taking and beautiful shrines I’ve visited in Japan till this day. Erected in honor of the three daughters of Susanoo no Mikoto (the god of storm and sea), the shrine sits upon the Hiroshima Bay. 83 more words

Magic of Miyajima

One of the most magical and enchanting places I’ve ever been to was a small island off of Hiroshima, named Miyajima. From my memory, a 10 to 15 minutes ferry is all it takes to get you straight to the Island. 1,029 more words


Deer Patrol Overdrive: Miyajima, Japan

Growing up in woodsy Connecticut was no small task for me as a child. My responsibility was huge. Driving home with mom and dad on the backroads of New Milford meant one thing: … 795 more words


Quando due italiane vanno un mese in Giappone. Le meraviglie di Miyajima

Se dovessi fare un ranking dei posti che ho visitato durante il mio viaggio, dal peggiore al migliore, direi che al primo posto collocherei indubbiamente… 1,456 more words