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Hopefully not too cold, it is getting absolutely freeeeezing here!!! Autumn was dreamy! The vividly firey coloured leaves here are stunning, but the moment it turned to winter, instantly changed, BAM! Punch In the face of icy fists of Japan winter. Colder each day and I'm running out of warm layers to add. May need to buy a scarf! I knew it would get chilly but I really underestimated how quickly winter would kick in.
It did mean shorter theme park cues ...
... the buildings in a way not seen elsewhere in Japan, Within the temple grounds, there were numerous buildings to explore and marvel at:
- The five story pagoda which stood tall and bright red leaving it impossible to be missed.
- Yomeimon Gate: it was currently being renovated and covered up by scaffolding. We didn't get to see any of it, but saw photos. It looks grandiose and certainly makes a statement
- Storehouses: several ...
... left from their travels, there was; bank notes, postcards, pictures and ever a giant Australian flag some had brought with them. The food was good and hearty so we left feeling ready to tackle all the temples and shrines Nikko could throw at us.
Roughly 100m from the cafe was the Shinkyo bridge which spanned a fast flowing river which would of served as the only way to get to the shrines before ...
... people from a Japanese TV channel who asked me some questions about what I was up to in Japan and got me to try the shrines famous task of throwing a stone through a hole in the archway to gain good luck. I failed obviously. But still I'll be popping up on a Japanese TV screen near you soon! I'm now selling autographs at 20 quid a pop if anyone wants one before they go up in value now I'm a celeb! The site of nikko wasn't actually that large and therefore I had ...
At one time this lake was a popular destination spot for holiday makers, and many villas dotted the shoreline. Some evidence of it's hay day is easy to find, if you steer away from the Shrines which are still popular with coach parties, there are some remarkable scenes around the shoreline. Today was about photographing some rural scenes, but I never like to take snaps of famous places. ...