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Far more than medieval Imperial Japan

JAPAN | Fri, 27 Mar 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [342]

Culture shift from Hawaii beyond the mere time zone, we got up at 6 to Kyoto dawn to see the peaks of temples and pagodas out the window. At 7 nothing is open . At 8 the 7-11 ATM and coffee machine is open, and corn dogs and donuts for the starving to ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, okonomiyaki, shinto, temple, water

Arigato and Obrigado

JAPAN | Sun, 22 Apr 2012 | By marcosfernandes | Views [3400] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

Arigato and obrigado are two ways of saying thank you, both deriving from the first western language ever heard in Japan in the sixteenth century: Portuguese. Following the footsteps of our ancestors, we embrace this modern Japanese adventure with gratitude.... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, gueisha, japan, maiko, portugal, ryokan, shinkansen, shinto, shintoist, travel writing scholarship 2012 arigato obrigado

 

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