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Japanese summer

08/10/2009

Japanese summer

Summer in Nagoya is especially hot and humid! This year however, clouds are quite frequent, making august much more bearable than usual. But if the weather changes, seasonal activities remain the same...

Category: Leisure

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Sumo training

07/25/2009

Sumo training

Remember: two years ago, I wrote a post to introduce sumo. Fighters and fighters in the making live in Tokyo but, during the tournaments held outside of the capital, stay at temples that are equipped with training facilities. The training sessions are open to the public...

Category: Leisure

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Merry Christmas 2008!!!

12/25/2008

Merry Christmas 2008!!!

2008 is almost over! I've been in Japan for two years now, time just flies by. I have 10 days of vacation from saturday, nothing to write home about in France, but huge by Japanese standards...

Category: Leisure

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Gocart - With a special guest

12/08/2008

Gocart - With a special guest

Four. That's the number of go-cart sessions I've now had in Japan. I guess I can say we've become regulars: once a month, a group of about 20 of us books the track for an hour. But last saturday, it was a little different than usual...

Category: Leisure

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Go cart session

08/16/2008

Go cart session

Last saturday, I had a go-cart session near Nagoya. I've had quite a few in France and even one, memorable, in Cambodia, but this was my first time in Japan...

Category: Leisure

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A week-end in Tokyo

07/27/2008

A week-end in Tokyo

Three weeks ago, I visited Stéphane, a friend living in Tokyo...

Category: Leisure

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