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Tokyo, a go go, baby, yeah!

By: Lauren and Michaela Wish Upon a StarWhere It All Began Magic Never Ends Five of us went to the most magical place today, which was Tokyo Disney! The weather wasn’t in our favor but that didn’t stop us from having a … Continue reading

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Miyajima

Tyler Creed and Mitchell Hrovat Oh Miyajima How pretty art thee today Big tanuki balls Today we traveled to Miyajima island. Having been there once before, Tyler longed to return, Mitch longed to know what was worth returning for. We … Continue reading

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Go Tigers!

Bang the bats and chant, Go, Hanshin Tigers lets go, Or so I assume. On Saturday May 10th, we left Yunomine Onsen on an hour long bus ride to the coastal city of Shingu. We had a bit of free … Continue reading

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Hiroshima

Nineteen-Forty-Five flames destroy Hiroshima It will rise again August 6, 1945, at 8:15am, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. About a mile from where the bomb was dropped lived a little girl named Sadako Sasaki. While … Continue reading

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More adventures in Japan!

By Ellie and Jessica Hiking among trees Everything is green and lush The trail is gorgeous Thursday we arrived at Yunomine Onsen. The town has the world’s only UNESCO registered hot spring. Although none of us have bathed in this … Continue reading

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Oh deer!

By Sarah and Tyler Today in Nara Outside Kyoto Prefecture Deer are everywhere We rode on a small, crowded bus to beautiful Kasuga Taisha Shrine—home of the Fujiwara clan. The shrine is still in use by the Fujiwara family today. … Continue reading

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Konnichiwa from Kyoto!

By: Ellie and Michaela Mother Nature’s songCascading like a waterfallPure water from the heavens ™ Michaela Neuzil After a long day of traveling and ridding the bullet train we arrived in Kyoto. We got off and walked around Kyoto Station … Continue reading

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