Daibutsu statue


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Our Discovery of Japan
And Its Culture

Our daughter was teaching English in Japan during 2001-2002, so my wife and I took advantage of this to visit her from Dec.22nd to Jan.2nd and stay in her home (in Katsutadai neighbourhood, Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture to be more precise). Since Jackie had become quite fluent in Japanese, and had adopted a Japanese lifestyle, this was a unique opportunity to really start to understand a people very different from the European backgrounds with which we are familiar.
I've divided our observations, with accompaning pictures, into the following sections:

Japanese exit sign

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