Milestones in Miyazaki

November 6, 2019
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Time seems elastic and bountiful the first day you wake up not obsessing over something you’ll never have.

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The Dark Prince of Beppu

November 5, 2019
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I was searching for Satan in the various hells of Beppu Onsen.

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Aftershocks and Anti-Climax

November 3, 2019
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The rim of Nakadake Crater is now totally off-limits, which makes a trip to this part of Japan relatively anti-climactic from the get-go.

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Kumamoto in the Waking World

November 2, 2019
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I never thought I would walk into my own dream.

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What Inari Affirmed

October 31, 2019
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Affirmation, it seemed, was the gift of my trip to Yutoku Inari Shrine.

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Nagasaki’s Multitudes

October 31, 2019
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The dam broke as I walked away toward Nagasaki Peace Park—and I’d be lying if I said some of the tears weren’t ones I shed on my own behalf.

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Karatsu Through the Clearing

October 30, 2019
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I was in no hurry to get to Karatsu Castle Tuesday morning.

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Fukuoka is for (Ex) Lovers

October 29, 2019
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The food looked ordinary—the style of service was what stood out, and I found it more interesting to document that than to delight in.

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Is Gambling Legal in Japan?

October 15, 2019
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The topic of gambling in Japan is taboo.

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Epilogue: Okinawa

September 14, 2019
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I hadn’t planned to come to Okinawa at all.

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