Preparing for Mt. Fuji

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Re: Preparing for Mt. Fuji

Postby Dex » Sun Nov 10, 2013 1:40 pm

bonehead wrote:Sounds like you had a great China trip.
I am also well steeped in Japanese culture.
Funny how time changes everything.
Not so long ago.....
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Re: Preparing for Mt. Fuji

Postby Mark A Steiner » Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:42 pm

bonehead wrote:
Dex wrote:I did this little hike -below- back in the day when the emperor was still around in China

Puyi died in '67.
China was a tough nut to crack back in those days.
As a young lad, how did you get there?


It sure was a tough nut Pat. The Cultural Revolution was still going on. Many millions of decent Chinese citizens did not survive it. Nixon went to China in 1972, and the rest is history.

Japan is one country I have wanted to see. We'll see ...
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