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Archive for the month “January, 2014”

Tokushima Temple Walk Day 4: City Hunter

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Originally written December 30, 2013

Temples traveled to: 13-16

Breakfast started really early this morning, but, much like last night, I was given enough to feed a small army. At least I had the excuse that my body needed the calories.

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Tokushima Temple Walk Day 3: Mt. Doom

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Originally written: December 29, 2013

Temples traveled to: only #12

Signs at the beginning of the road to Temple 12

Signs at the beginning of the road to Temple 12

The road to Temple 12 starts innocently off the main grounds of Temple 11. Giant, red arrows point towards the steep hill beginning the climb, accompanied by multiple signs reading “absolutely no bathrooms ahead.”

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Tokushima Temple Walk Day 2: Snowed Out

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Originally written December 28, 2013

Temples traveled to: 7-11

I’ll always remember one particular meeting I had when I was studying abroad. It was right before winter break, and during a routine club meeting it unexpectedly started to snow. I remember the president stopping mid-sentence to turn towards the window and investigate, while everyone in the room proceeded to rush to the window and watch the very light snow fall.

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Tokushima Temple Walk Day 1: Easy Street

It happened! I’m back! And alive!

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