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February 8, 2004

Japan: Sandal Maker

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 9:11 pm

sandal maker, Hida Folk Village Takayama, Japan
In the Hida Folk Village (Takayama, Japan) one can visit traditional Japanese houses from various epochs as well as many almost forgotten skills.

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