Japan Trip March 2008 Photos

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Click on each thumbnail photo for a larger image and explanatory text! Status 8/08: Done with Toride and Mito ... working on Nagano texts....

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Society: Japan and Safety

Why is it that bicycles and cars are relatively safe, but children need adult escorts and safety patrols now?

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Society: Students

Some students here and there. The 2008 fad for girls apparently involves making their skirts as short as possible. The shortened hemline fashion becomes less common the further from Tokyo and the cities one gets.

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Some scenic photos of and around two separate cemeteries.

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