Kyoto Century Hotel
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... if your destination is the other side of the track. The hotel looks old and ugly on the outside, but to our relief is modern and upgraded internally. Though typical Japanese hotel the bathroom is so small you can touch the walls with arms outspread. By the time we checked in and settled it was well after 3 o'clock and we have not had lunch again.
We did a bit of familiarisation around the general area and ...
Hi, Kenzie here. Friday was our first day in Kyoto. Our first destination was Nijo Castle. It was where the shogun (ruler) of Kyoto use to live. We had to take off our shoes before going inside. The first thing we noticed was the squeak of the floor boards. It sounded like birds! Saori explained that when there was an intruder in the castle, the floor boards would alert the shogun that someone was invading. I personally thought it was an ...
Home base at Aunt Keiko's house off Ishkiri Station
Kyoto (京都市 Kyōto-shi
... the menus. Even when we scoped vegetarian options and did not stay to eat, in true Japanese style everyone was extremely gracious and showed us around. Each tea house, was perfect and exquisite although small in size.
K enjoyed seeing some Japanese ladies out for dinner, or walking down the street wearing their traditional silk kimonos. Sadly we didn't see a Geisha, but we did spot the lovely Yasaka Pagoda lit up on our way home.
... faster. What i did notice is that they have painted lines on the platform to indicate where the doors of the train will be. And these lines are also used to line up on a first come first serve basis. A whole lot better than the dutch system of pushing and shoving to get in and out of the train if you ask me. ;-) The staff of the train, from the conductors to the ladies with the food an drinks cart bow before entering and leaving each wagon. Oh and ...