Paideia 450: Japan

Mountain in Yamadera, Japan

All the Way Up

A soggy hike that ended in glorious views, a hot bowl of soup, and a warm dip in the public bath!

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Author Logan Weaver poses in Japan in front of large paper lanterns.

Arriving in Sendai

After a few days in Tokyo, we leave to head up north to Sendai. Learn about our trip and our initial experiences in Sendai from the perpsective of one of our group members!

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The graves of the 47 Rōnin

The Tale of the 47 Rōnin

Learning the ways of Zen Buddhism, experiencing a part of daily monastic life, learning the story of the 47 Rōnin, and some freetime!

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An alter for a Buddha housed in a shrine in the Five Mountain System of Kamakura.

A Day with Buddhas

Our journey today gave us a closer look at three Buddhist temples in Kamakura. Read more to learn about one student's perspective on our miniature pilgrimage!

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Temple in Japan.


Meet your blog coordinators for the Japan Paideia J-term trip! 

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