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We had a bit of a sleep in so that we could miss peak hour on the subways. There is nothing worse than cramming in like a sardine with 25 kgs of luggage too!! Our trip was really quite smooth - we caught one subway, changed to the bullet train, and then 15 mins later we were in Kyoto! Out hotel was a 10 minute walk from the train station - and of course it was raining the whole way lol. We looked like drowned rats when we arrived, but ...
... of summer(oooh, did I just say that?)
The most involved dish came in the form of Dashimaki Tamago, or the rolled omelet. It is very easy to make, but takes skill to cook. However, once you know how to do it(and maybe have the right pan), the omelet can be made in about 2 minutes. It's quite simple. The Kyoto style is made with dashi stock and spring onions, while other style, like what you may have had in sushi before, ...
... s Day treats. We stoppped at grocery store for a few things. Had appetizers and Happy Drinks. Then supper. Marc has been reading Seven Years in Tibet nonstop. Never reads at home due to work always reading at work. He said book much better than movie and wants to visit it now. I asked Marc how was his Father's Day. He said it will be one he will definately remember. I am glad. Hope everyone has a great Father's ...
... hall itself is the world's largest wooden building, despite the fact that the present reconstruction is only two thirds of the original size - it must have been enormous!
There is also a small hale in a base of one of the pillars, which is exactly he same size as the Buddha statue (Daibutsu) nostril. It is said that those who can squeeze through this opening will be granted enlightenment in their next life. There was a big queue to try the luck, but judging from the size of ...
... others just to half way intermediate levels. It has a few shopping malls, hotels and bus stations linked to it. It is designed so that once you enter you can never leave. We eventually got out, although of course, not in the right place. There were several groups of Americans, Germans and Aussies walkng around, lost, offering wry, unenthusiastic smiles to each other. I begin to feel fairy well resourced having ...