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Entrance to Zeniaria Benzaiten Ugafuku Shrine, Kamakura, Japan

This shrine is dedicated to a syncretic combination of Ugafukujin and Benzaiten (Saravati in India). It is said that money washed in the waters of the cave are multiplied. 6 more words


The Kyoto Series

During the summer, I spent 4 days in Kyoto in the Kansai region of Honshu (as well as taking day trips to Nara and Osaka). I have wanted to visit this city for many years, so I was glad to be able to go. 375 more words


WLJT: Day 24 (Choshi)

Another busy day, this time in Chiba Prefecture’s Choshi, where soy sauce connects all the different products the city is famous for. Read more about my day in Choshi… 340 more words


Biwa Falls Shrine, Mt. Takao, Japan

Biwa Falls Shrine is only one of the awesome shrines and temples running up and down Mt. Takao. 6 more words


Ishikiri Tsurugiya Shrine

Ishikiri shrine as it’s commonly know, or 石切劔箭神社 in Japanese is one of the many shrines throughout Higashiosaka city. It is located at the base of Mt. 274 more words