Konnichiwa from Tokyo and Kyoto

Shuffling Freckles

“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.”
— Mark Jenkins

Full disclosure: I am in love.  With Japan.  Therefore, this is an extremely long post.  I couldn’t bear to leave any details out, mostly because I want others to share in the experience, but also because I want to make sure never to forget any of them myself.  I hope you’ll take the time to journey through Japan with me.

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