10.02.2005

Nijo-jo

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Here is a picture of me in front of Nijo Castle in Kyoto. What you see behind me is just a small part of the fortified grounds of the castle. There's an inner moat and an outer moat to keep enemies from getting near the Shogun. If an enemy manages to get inside the palace, all of the flooring is rigged with "Nightengale" wood that has squeaky boards and nails to allow samurais to track the intruder. Neat, eh?

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