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Sakunami Onsen and Yamadera

In between the cities of Sendai and Yamagata, accessed by the local Senzan train line, sits a modest village known for its waters, infused with legendary healing power, so clear and so pure that it contributes to a famed Japanese … Continue reading

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For travellers and lost babes…

I have a soft spot for this guy. You see him everywhere in Japan – along country lanes, in the forks of roads, in cemeteries, outside homes, in temple yards, sometimes in the midst of a busy street. He usually … Continue reading

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