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Thomavalé World Tour 2010 – Part VI – Wild Horse Catching.

The Odaka “Wild Horse Catching” event was traditionally an offering of wild horses from local samurai lords to the local temple, where they would be kept as assets. The problem is, they must have run out of wild horses pretty quickly.

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Thomavalé World Tour 2010 – Part I – Haranomachi Matsuri/Festival

It was my birthday on the weekend, and Alice managed to outdo last year’s deep sea party by negotiating with the regional government to hold the yearly samurai festival in my honour. It started off with a street festival, or matsuri.

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