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Tag Archives: Miyajima
Miyajima: The Body of God
Miyajima was traditionally believed to be not only the residence of God but also the body of God. Continue reading
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I give the creatures a wide berth. Like cranky toddlers, when not instantly appeased the deer can become quite nasty. Continue reading
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Off to Miyajima
Though it is ranked as one of three most famous scenic views in all of Japan (Nihon Sankei), I wonder wearily whether it will simply look as it does in a book. Continue reading