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Mystery, Mayhem... and a taste of Murder ;)

The time has come to say goodbye to several JETs in the community… those who will not be contracting for the 2015-2016 academic year will be returning home to family, friends, and futures no longer to be shared in Aomori. 323 more words

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Aomori: An Overnight Stay

Aomori City (青森) is located in the Aomori Prefecture, which is situated at the northern end of Honshu, Japan’s major island.

We had stayed overnight at Aomori during our trip from Tokyo to Sapporo in December 2013. 320 more words

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Hachinohe Jomon Museum

The Jomon Period was Japan’s Neolithic period from 10,500 BCE to 300 BCE and is famous for the lacquered, flame rimmed pottery. The destinctive rope pattering decorations gave this period it’s name. 245 more words

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Shingomura 

The place where Jesus and his brother died, according to local popular legend, is Shingo Village.

Or as a Jewish friend of mine once put it: “I’m not religious so I don’t know.” 75 more words

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Stop! Hakama Time.

March is the end of the school year in Japan, and unlike in the UK, graduation ceremonies are a really big deal. I had three days in a row of JHS graduation ceremonies, which was probably enough.  644 more words

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POP ART

“นอกจากฮะชิโกะแล้ว Aomori Ken (Aomori dog) อาจจะเป็นประติมากรรมสุนัขญี่ปุ่นตัวที่สองที่โด่งดังและมีคนอยากมาเยี่ยมมันมากที่สุดก็เป็นได้”
Aomori, Japan – ประติมากรรมหมาเหงาสีขาวโพลนขนาดยักษ์ที่มีความสูงกว่า 8.5 เมตร นี้เป็นผลงานของศิลปินญี่ปุ่นยุคใหม่ที่มีชื่อเสียงโด่งดังไปทั่วโลกอย่าง Nara Yoshitomo นั่นเอง มันเป็นประติมากรรมกลางแจ้ง (แบบปิด) แต่ตั้งอยู่ภายใน The Aomori Museum of Art (青森県立美術館) โดยส่วนหนึ่งของพิพิธภัณฑ์ศิลปะนี้ถูกอุทิศให้กับนิทรรศการถาวรของ Nara Yoshitomo  118 more words
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Vai uma Coca-cola de alho?

Takko é uma pequena vila com aproximadamente 6 mil habitantes localizada no extremo nordeste do Japão, na província de Aomori. Com uma inteligente jogada de marketing, ela conseguiu sair do anonimato e ganhou destaque no país todo com suas criações a base de alho. 466 more words

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