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Hiroshima

Доступно на русском ► Atomic bomb explosion is the first thing, which comes to one's mind, when hearing the name of this city, yet one will be surprised, how clean and modern this city looks like several decades past after the horrible tragedy. Of course, you will still find many traces of the explosion in the city, but ...
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Nara Deer Park and a bit more of Kyoto

Доступно на русском ► There were at least two reasons for me to go to Nara. Firstly, during one of the Japanese lessons which I took in the university, we were reading and translating a short text about the Todai-ji temple located in Nara. There I’ve learned that it is known as one of the greatest Buddhist temples ...
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A day in Kyoto

Доступно на русском ► I must admit, when planning our visit to Kyoto I have underestimated its beauty and the number of activities one can undertake in the city and in its surroundings. As a result we spent three nights there, but only one whole day. After the day in Kanazawa, we arrived to Kyoto late in the ...
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Kanazawa, Where It All Has Begun

Доступно на русском ► In 2004, I went abroad for the first time. With three other kids I was selected to represent my school and and the city at an international children’s forum which was held in Kanazawa, Japan. I didn’t know much about Japan before that trip, and visiting that country for the first time turned out ...
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Japan trip 2018

Доступно на русском ► When I just started this blog I thought I would post only camera photos here, but then I realised that the story might be incomplete if I exclude all phone snaps and the associated memories. So, here I am, writing this post illustrated with iPhone pics only. Last spring in the middle of March ...
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Hey there!

Доступно на русском ► I’m Katja from Munich. I got my PhD in Computer Science and work full-time as a research engineer in artificial intelligence at a big company. Born and raised in the Siberian city of Irkutsk in Russia, I’ve since had the opportunity to live, study and work in several cities in Germany. I’ve also spent ...
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