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... gardener is so fussy that all the gravel surrounding the access paths was raked in patterns. There was a young lady in a beautiful Kimino and a bride and groom in the gardens. It was almost deserted, a big change from the other cities/sights we have been to. Have to say that the Europe syndrome is starting to set it i.e. the equivalent of cathedral fatigue. In Japan this means - temples, shrines, pagodas, big Buddhas, old palaces and houses. ...
... to it, the Upstairs Shrine. We climbed multiple long staircases to get up there. Seriously, a lot of stairs. A Japanese woman showed Emily and me the method of ritual hand washing performed prior to going in to the shrine and we did see a number of Japanese bowing at the entrance of the shrine. We then went to Kofukuji Temple. This was the first Obaku Zen temple in Japan, started around 1620. It has a massive red wooden gate at its entrance and some nice ...
... of Japan. It has a lovely natural harbour, nice bridges, and a pleasing size only just over a million population. The taxi waited for us again, it only took 10 minutes to take a few panoramic shots, take it in, and head back to the city. We had a map so just pointed at the centre and told the taxi driver to head there.
The center of town wasn't all that interesting, just an indoor mall, but Rachelle found a little supermarket inside and bought ...
... items from the event, and - what was most moving was to see - the effects of the atomic bomb on the people. It was heart breaking to to see the pictures. Did you know that people suffered years after this? Glass was being removed from a woman 10 years later and several cancers did not manifest till 10-15 years later. Second and third generations of the atomic bomb where affected. They may not have been present, but ...
... Tsunami, so they
have adapted with coal, hydro, and many banks of solar dotted about. How they
have stickers for over 70’s drivers, as well as learners ,to give them a wide
berth… One delight to hear was about Cat Café’s, as they are not able to keep
pets in confined spaces ,in Japan , they have these Café’s where you go to have
contact with cats, how special is that…also dog ones, and even owls, that ...