Japan's history


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P.873 - §3 One hundred and thirty-two of this race, embarking in a fleet of small boats from Japan, eventually reached South America and by intermarriage with the natives of the Andes established the ancestry of the later rulers of the Incas. They crossed the Pacific by easy stages, tarrying on the many islands they found along the way. The islands of the Polynesian group were both more numerous and larger then than now, and these Andite sailors, together with some who followed them, biologically modified the native groups in transit. Many flourishing centers of civilization grew up on these now submerged lands as a result of Andite penetration. Easter Island was long a religious and administrative center of one of these lost groups. But of the Andites who navigated the Pacific of long ago none but the one hundred and thirty-two ever reached the mainland of the Americas.
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Himeji castle


1 entrance of Himeji (white heron) Castle, first built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a kambaku who had united Japan and invaded Korea earlier (1592).

2 Himeji is accessible by train from Osaka or Kyoto

3 Rebuilt by Ikeda Terumasa.

4 Nice curves