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Yamagata Prefecture– 山形県

Hello! Sorry it has been a while since our last post. Due to summer holidays and the infernal weather, there has been a longer than expected break in our trips. Nevertheless, I have been meaning to post a work-related, agriculture-themed … Continue reading

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Tochigi Prefecture- 栃木県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Location: Nasu and Utsunomiya, Tochigi Duration: 2 days Dates: January 20 and 21, 2013 Impressions of the Trip: Among Japan’s many interesting sub-cultures is the Yamagishi community, an intentional community with 40 ” jikkenchi” (“places to realize (Yamagishi) principles”) across Japan … Continue reading

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Fukushima Prefecture- 福島県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。  Fukushima Prefecture- 福島県 Location:  Minamisōma, Fukushima Prefecture Host: Rokkaku Shietai and the amazing Suzuki family Dates: August 18-20, 2012 Impressions of the Journey: With the Japan Railways (JR) Joban line still in a state of disrepair after the March 11 triple … Continue reading

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“47 Flicks” Niigata Prefecture Movie– “47映画ーー新潟県”

As promised, here is our second “47 Flicks” feature, a short glimpse of our trip to Niigata City and Sado Island. Please let us know what you think! 次は「47日本の映画」の2番目の短かい映画です。今回の新潟市と佐渡島への旅行についての話ですが、みて、コメントをして下さい!  

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47 Japanese Farms Progress Map – 47日本の農園の地図

The map below shows the prefectures we have already visited, marked in green. We still have quite a way to go!下の地図のみどりな部分をみったら、これまでやっていた県についての情報が伝われました。

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Hyogo Prefecture 兵庫県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい   Trip Information: Prefecture: Hyogo Prefecture Host- Fujiwara family- Saboten/“Savo”(head of household), Noriko (his wife), Hikari (4), Yuusuke (8 months) Location- Tooyoka city, 40 minute drive from the closest supermarket and train station (in Fukuchiyama) Duration – 3 days, 2 nights (not including … Continue reading

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