aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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if you know sushi, like i know sushi
Posted by dav at 2002 November 2 01:36 AM
File under: Travel

Oh, oh, oh what a gill.

Just a quick note. So far in Tokyo I have eaten sushi that was still alive and looking at me (I kept saying thank you to the fish), been to a number of tiny bars that seat only a few people at a time, visited the most amazing fish market and in a couple of days we're renting a car and driving into the mountains for a night at a hot springs Inn that you have to hike the final 2 hours to get to (through snow covered volcanic terrain with occasional steam holes) (they even have to hike in their food/supplies). I'll post some photos when I get back (I switched my return trip to Nov 12 (an extra 6 days)).

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