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... Japanese breakfast consisting of a number of small courses including raw fish, rice congee and many other bits which one can only guess. Again feeling very full after a good variety of foods.
We had considered going up to see the monkeys again, but some experiences are best left unspoiled by a re-visit. After a leisurley post-breakfast preparation we checked out ...
... tour was over and took us to Hokokuji Temple, which has a bamboo garden. If you would choose to, you can come early in the morning to practice zen. This site was much less crowded and we spent a few minutes relaxing while looking at the dry (rock) garden.
Our last stop for the day was Jomyoji Temple, where we enjoyed traditional Japanese tea. Green tea is quite bitter, so you eat a sweet treat before you drink the tea. The open room overlooks another dry (rock) garden and it ...
today was quite a big day, 11 hours on planes, an hour on the train. but we finally got to Kyoto and split up to go and quickly pick up food, i went to McDonalds and got a chicken fillet burger, it wasn't as good as New Zealand's though. there have been some good views in Kyoto, but i cant upload the pictures from my ...
... live with their parents. They are called "parasite kids"
Third, it is very expensive to die in Japan...Thats why the japanese live so long. ba dum bum! (insert laugh here). Everyone is cremated. The whole family's ashes are stored in one small tomb. Sometimes it is marked only with the family name. This tomb is only for the immediate family and first son with his ...
... After lunch we took the train three stops to another part of Kamakura and walked to Daibutsu. That might be a familiar word from yesterday since it means Big Buddha. The one is an 11.4-meter-tall bronze statue of Buddha. Unlike the new Buddha we went to see yesterday, this one is quite old. It was completed in 1252. The statue was originally inside a large building ...
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