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2013 Shizuoka Tea Tour- June 15th-16th

Stephane and I are excited  to announce that we have finalized the details for our upcoming overnight tea picking tour in Shizuoka. Building on our experiences from last year’s tour,  we have crafted an even better a one-of-a-kind hands-on tour … Continue reading

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Enter the year of the dragon: an encounter with Shoko Kanazawa

Shodo 書道, ‘the way of calligraphy’, can trace its origins to the very earliest days of Chinese culture, and like so many other ‘dou’ 道- traditional Japanese arts, has found expression over the centuries in the unique space where Japanese culture … Continue reading

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