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The Dressing Room

The Dressing Room

  Last weekend my school had its summer festival. Students and teachers alike got dressed for the occasion in traditional Japanese clothing. Most people wore yukata, which is the cooler more comfortable version of the silk kimono. Others wore jinbei or happi for better mobility.           These days a yukata can […]

Shizuoka Spring Festi...


Yuki took me to the Shizuoka Spring festival over the weekend. It was a splendid way to spend my first weekend here in Shizuoka, my new home. I took some photos of the wonderful things I saw and experienced. Enjoy!