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Kyoto - A Great Textile Centre

It was a great bonus to be able to stop in Japan on the way back to Australia from Europe. I travelled by train to Kyoto, a centre of textile crafts. I had heard of the wonderful antique textile markets and weaving centres there for many years and was excited at the prospect of seeing them. Part of the experience was staying in a Japanese inn called a Ryokan. »

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