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Mountains and War

During the Obon festival we had three days off. For the holiday everyone travels back home to be with family and to remember and honor their ancestors. It is a big deal, kind of like Christmas in the States. Rachel and I, along with two other WWOOFers (Margot from Austria and Chloe from Australia), decided […]

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Paddy Full of Rice

About 1 week ago we stepped into a rice paddy and out of the jet lag daze that we have been in. From the exciting streets of Tokyo, where there was something new around every corner and more, we took the local trains to Kanda‚Äôs Natural Farm in the Yamanashi Prefecture, aka countryside. Very few […]

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