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Travel Map and Photo Blog - Japan (日本)

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Traveling to Tokyo... arriving in Narita (Japan) via Amsterdam (Netherlands), then traveling to/through; Tokyo, Narita (Japan) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...

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Cleansing the Flesh
Stone water basin or 'Temizusha', used to rinse the hands and mouth (the water dipper must not touch your lips) before entering the 'Meiji Jingu shrine', built for 'Emperor Meiji' (the father of modern Japan) and his 'Empress Shoken'. Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.

Tickets to Heaven
'Ema' or wooden wishing plaques, are 'vehicles to the gods' for wishes or prayers, at the 'Meiji-Jingu Shrine', Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.

Sake Barrels
Early morning shot of a wall of sake barrels, near the Meiji-Jingu Shrine, Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.

Other travels to Japan/Korea include;

Japan/Korea 2012 - Traveling from Osaka to Seoul.
South Korea 2007 - Kimchi tour around the unique island.

Other Japanese photos from my travels;

Japanese photos - (PhotoStream)

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