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Hand Bell Concert

One of the concerts I went to that were by the students was this Hand Bell Concert. My friend was asking me if I wanted to go and in turn accepted the ticket for the concert. At first I thought … Continue reading

02. May 2016 by Eileen
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Udon

Udon is a simple filling meal that is soup based. In the picture it has thick buckwheat noodles, thinly sliced green onions, kamaboko (fish cake), and seaweed in a mildly flavored broth. There are other versions of udon, but this … Continue reading

21. April 2016 by Eileen
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Police Station 警察署

The building in the picture is an example of a police station. It is called keisatsusho (警察署) in Japanese. It is a little different from the police box known as koban, which are substations of the police headquarter in the … Continue reading

12. April 2016 by Eileen
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Snow Falling

Snow falling in Japan was one of the most exciting experiences I had. I’m from an area where the only weather you have is sunshine and maybe rain. On this particular day I was warm and asleep in my bed … Continue reading

10. March 2016 by Eileen
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Cleansing at a Shrine

When you enter a shrine there will be a water pavilion nearby with ladles situated like the ones in the picture. This is an area where you do a water cleansing ritual called temizuya before you stand in front of … Continue reading

26. February 2016 by Eileen
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