近海る (Kin Kairu)

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Archive for the month “February, 2014”

Tokushima Temple Walk Day 5: Taxi Driver

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Originally written December 31, 2013

Temples traveled to: Only #17

After sleeping for about 12 hours, Gunma-chan and I woke up and took our time releasing ourselves from the warmth of our blankets. Finally deciding to rid of our sloth, Gunma-chan said she was going to head out to walk around a bit. Not too soon after, I heard the mutterings of “Gaijin” downstairs and knew that was probably my cue to make an introduction.

Gunma-chan had run into the owner of Sakae Taxi, a shorter man in his forties with the beginnings of grey hair and a permanent smile on his face. After introducing myself, he ordered to grab my wallet and said we’d be heading out as soon as possible for breakfast. Ken-chan, as he would later be called, was a man with no sense of hesitation.

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Japan News Roundup Jan 27-Feb 5

Let’s take a little break from the temple talk and discuss some other things I have a particular interest in: East Asian politics/current events and Journalism.

Hell, the later is part of the header!

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