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Hiroshima #2 - Rice Scoop with Carp Mascot (しゃもじ withカープ坊や)

WOW, long time no post! Sorry for seemingly abandoning the site… after coming back from my trip to Europe, I was both extremely busy with work, and waiting impatiently for the 8th set of postcards to come out. 232 more words


Moored Boat

Here’s a photo I took whilst on 厳島.
This was whilst I was walking to the Natural Botanic Garden (or possibly through it at this point, as a few months ago I found out that I was looking for it whilst in it as it starts on the road I was walking along and I didn’t realise this). 103 more words


Spring Break: Hiroshima

So for Spring Break I decided to go to Hiroshima and travel along the Chugoku region.

I’ve been to Hiroshima before almost 8 years ago, on a two week trip with other girls from Hollins. 963 more words

Japanese Culture

Lost In Japan: Day 4 - Miyajima

For these posts in Japan I actually wrote the bulk of the text during downtime (train/plane/bus journeys and late evenings mostly) so I could have a nice way to properly look back on my honeymoon. 1,498 more words

In Progress


Miyajima – more formally known as Itsukushima – is a beautiful island off the coast of Hiroshima, famous for its oysters, momiji manju, and the floating torii gate. 381 more words