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... many old traditional buildings instead of giant skyscrapers. First stop was Tokeiji temple. It was basically a giant graveyard up the side of a hill, it even had large spiders hanging just above head height to complete the scene (people that know me can imagine how much I enjoyed that). It had rained the during the night and there was still dew around which only added to how beautiful the temple was. Leaving Tokeiji we made for a hiking trail that would ...
... etc. The highlight however was the 25ft tall statue of the 11 headed Kannon, which as legend has it, washed up on shore in the 7th century in order to save the land having been thrown into the sea years before in a far away place in japan (Unfortunately no photos were allowed of Kannon). I spent most of the rest of my time in kamakura following the hiking trails that linked the many shrines along the hillside. This took me uphill through dense woodland ...
... on the same floor opposite to this pasta place. After lunch, took the train back to my hotel in Shibuya.
In the afternoon, we went to the starbucks on Shibuya crossing for some people watching. This is an excellent location for shooting videos of the people crossing the road. It is fascinating to watch the synchronized routine over and over. Once you walk towards the starbucks, you would find counter to order right outside the store. Skip this and take the elevator to ...
... but I can't imagine what I'd do if one crawled up my leg. I've squished a few of these. One almost took up the entire bowl of the toilet when I went to flush it! It was as big as my hand. But, there is a rumor (or myth) saying that if you kill one it emits an odor that attracts more. When I killed this big guy, I did have two more small ones the next day. Is this true? Or only coincidence because ...
... or diarrhea from that water!)
On our way out we stopped in the store. It's a farmer's market of the produce they grow there. Well, there are toys and souvenirs too. You know my kids!
This is a place we will go to again with Joe. I really wanted to do the Swan shaped paddle boats, but I need another pair of legs to help paddle the boat! The kids really want to spend time on the playground, so we will plan another trip.
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