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Japan: six travelogues

Some of the best books to read if you are travelling to Japan. Or if you have just returned and want to keep travelling with your imagination. 

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Kyoto: the flea market at Toji temple

If you go to Japan, try to be in the old capital on the 21st of the month. Quick guide to the Kobo-san monthly market at Toji (and some notes on why I love Japan winter)

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A trip to Matsushima

One of the great views of Japan. My trip to Matsushima bay

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A half-day trip to Uji (from Kyoto)

It has a beautiful, old temple, the Byodo-in. But also a famous bridge and excellent green tea. Why you should plan a half-day trip to Uji from Kyoto

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