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Intimidation (Fat guys and deer).

Since classes have been over I’ve really piled on the adventures. I’m feeling my time here draw to a close and I’m realizing all the things I have yet to do. Once of those was to see a match of … Continue reading

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But I want to have an adventure, mommy!

I won’t lie to you my friends. I have been one stressed out gal of late. Though the deadline for my documentary has been extended, I have had very little time to do my usual gallivanting. Upon learning of the … Continue reading

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Flip that Culture

Japan’s culture is incredibly broad and flexible, especially when you let your Japanese friends lead the way. I did just that this past weekend, and boy do I have stories to tell. The adventure started with a trip to Kawaramachi … Continue reading

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Myranda Looks at Shiny Buildings

I started off this past week with an afternoon visit to the famed Kinkakuji (金閣寺), that golden temple reflecting into a pond that you’ve seen in any google image search for “Japan.” Well here it is. The reason I don’t … Continue reading

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Over the river and through the woods.

I’ve been bopping around cities and towns for the two months or so I’ve been here, it was about time I got out to the country. Good thing it was, you know, 20 minutes from my dorm. This beautiful slice … Continue reading

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To build a home.

I’ve found that no matter where you end up shipping yourself off to, you kind of have to make a home out of it. Moving to Kyoto, even though it is rather short term, has been a bit challenging. Every … Continue reading

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Capital T

I wasn’t really sure what to expect before going to Tokyo. Heart pounding I boarded the bullet train clutching the little bag of bento/dinner that I brought with me. I was striking out, finally traveling alone, doing whatever I wanted … Continue reading

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