March 10th - March 24th 2018
Over the course of history, Japan has stood the test of time. After almost three thousand years, authenticity persists.
A stark contrast to the United States (my personal frame of reference), there is a rigidity to the culture and consistency of tradition to almost 98.5% of the people.
As outsiders we certainly felt welcome, but we always knew we were a curiosity. I felt the pride in their voice, the confidence and faith in their long-view, and the desire to understand our impressions. These are some of mine…