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Large Flying Cranes Bird Stencil

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Above and below - all the crane motifs in the Japanese Cranes Stencil Theme Pack. To purchase separately see the Large Flying Cranes, the Large Standing ...

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All Japanese Cranes Stencil Theme Pack

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from To Europe And Beyond

First Time in Japan: 11 Things That Surprised Me

11 things I wish I'd known before I visited Japan - as it turns out, not all stereotypes are true. http://toeuropeandbeyond.com/first-time-in-japan-11-things-that-surprised-me/

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from Follow The Money

Japan becoming irrelevant on the economic world stage

Economy: Yen is the currency of Japan. One yen is worth 0.010 of U.S. dollar. On the single yen is a man named Ninomiya Kinjiro(1787-1856), he was a leader in Japanese agriculture. He represents a symbol of hard work and perseverance.

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Japanese Garden--Portland, Oregon. "Proclaimed the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan, the Portland Japanese Garden is a 5.5-acre haven of tranquil beauty nestled in the scenic west hills of Portland, Oregon." Visit http://japanesegarden.com/. Should I ever travel through Oregon

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Hinanotsurushi Kazari – Hanging Dolls of Inatori. At the end of February and the first days of March every year, all Japanese families with daughters put out the traditional “hinaningyo“, to celebrate the little girl’s day and to make sure they are set up to be happily married sometime in the future. The saying goes that if you leave the dolls out too long (past the third of March) your daughter risks getting married late as well.

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Famous Gardens of the World, Japanese Garden, Kyoto,Japan - I've traveled to Kyoto but not sure if this is one of the gardens I visited, they were all so beautiful!

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Since ancient times Japanese have been marking certain trees as sacred by a rope of straw. Why? Because these trees stand pars pro toto for all trees. All trees are sacred. See G. Nitschke’s From Shinto to Ando, Academy Editions, 1995.

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