Matsushima, Seagulls, The Magnificent View, and Taiyaki. Part Two

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Nov 072007
 
Matsushima, Seagulls, The Magnificent View, and Taiyaki. Part Two

Oku-Matsushima, A Hidden Gem… If you could hide something that big. At the station, I got on the train to Nobiru. When I got there, I talked to the lady in the shop at the station, and rented the bicycle (there’s only one, and it was available!) for 300 yen for 4 hours. I was

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Matsushima, Seagulls, The Magnificent View, and Taiyaki. Part One.

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Nov 072007
 
Matsushima, Seagulls, The Magnificent View, and Taiyaki. Part One.

Today I went to Matsushima. Matsushima is one of the traditional Three Famous Sights You Have to See in Japan. Miyajima is one of the others, and the third is the Heavenly Bridge, which I had to skip due to time constraints. Matsushima is Japanese for Pine Island or Islands, since nouns in Japanese can

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Travel Day. Nagano to Sendai.

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Nov 062007
 

Today was a travel day from Nagano to Sendai for the most part, just like the headline says. I sent a third package home, and my luggage is still heavy. I still don’t get it. Maybe the junk in my bags is breeding? The shinkansen is no longer exciting for me. Instead it makes me

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