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Izumo Taisha: Meeting Place of the Gods

Finally! After all that mythology, we are finally ready to go to Izumo! This is a place Shigeharu and I have really been looking forward to going to. 1,974 more words

Japanese Mythology

Walking the Beaches - Shrines

More than anywhere else in Mauritius, the Morne is a corner of the coastline, moving from the calm protected lagoons of the west coast to the harsher but more ruggedly beautiful south coast.  557 more words


re: Kyo-two

Our itinerary to round up Kyoto began with a visit to Kinkaku-Ji. Waiting for Wesley to arrive, my breakfast was the amazingly traditional choice of green tea sundae. 442 more words


re: Fushimi Inari-Taisha

It was a race against time when visiting Fushimi Inari-Taisha. Although there’s no official closing time, the light of the sun is crucial for taking pictures! 274 more words


Smash Bros. Melee Tournaments Are Shrines To Old TVs

(Source: kotaku.com)

A CRT TV at this weekend’s DreamHack. All images in this post are courtesy of Stephanie Lindgren.

At DreamHack Winter 2016 in Sweden this weekend, hundreds prayed at a competitive gaming alter consisting of a few dozen old cathode ray tube televisions. 710 more words


Getting to Grips with Greece

Within the first 25 kms of arriving in Greece I have come across cows roaming free beside the road, a herd of goats in the middle of it, stupid dogs chasing trucks and a lot of roadside shrines. 574 more words

European Nomad

Bright Lights, Big City: Tokyo Japan

New York, Paris, London, Tokyo. Four major capitals, bustling cities, and cultural hubs that are revered for their commerce, tourism, and culture. After having extraordinary sushi in the alleyways of… 2,578 more words