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Monthly Archives: April 2009

I’m a dork: I love Star Trek. My favorite Star Trek movie is IV: The Voyage Home. And I thought about it all the time while searching for sumo in Tokyo. Basic storyline: The Enterprise crew goes back in time to the 20th century to find and take back to the future a couple of […]

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While baseball and sumo could be had really at any time, I purposely chose visiting Japan this week so that I could also catch Yabusame:¬†samurai¬†horseback archery. Saw some photos online and it looked like fun. I was right. On Sunday, I caught a bullet train a couple hours west of Tokyo to Okazaki, which was […]

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I love it when a plan comes together. Of course, I didn’t have a plan for my first day in Tokyo. Thought I’d get acquainted with the city, stroll around, see what I could see. I intentionally booked a bed near Ryogoku, the hood for sumo. Hoped to attend a practice sometime during my week […]

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