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... hostel and again just chilled trying another Japanese beer . We then decided that we couldn't avoid trying Okinomiyaki which is famous to Osaka . We went to a restaurant and they cooked the Okinomiyaki for us and then put it on the hot plate in front of it. Even though it was so small it was thick and very filling . Very different to home as well . It was a wonderful first day in Kyoto. Can't wait to see what tomorrow brings. ...
... After another hour we came round a corner in the trail and stopped short. In front of us stretched a few hundred meters of snow! The trail disappeared under the extensive white carpeting and our hearts began to beat a little faster. We looked across the trail at one another and silently pondered our options. After a few picturesque moments we simultaneously began to head over the snow, taking careful steps and following in the footsteps ...
... a true macrobiotic diet things can get even more restricted. No cooking oils nor meat of any kind are allowed. This style of eating is intended to purify the body and keep out toxins and is followed by many strict Buddhist monks throughout Japan traditionally and if you find yourself staying overnight in temple lodgings this will typically be the fare served. There are macrobiotic cafes in the cities and it is altogether quite trendy to eat this way...a ...
... focuses on the hard lines of the image. After each layer is carved and perfected, the printing can begin. Each layer is inked and pressed onto mulberry paper and repeated as necessary for desired color depth. A few hundred printings are typically made from one set of block prints and each original design (historically) was approved by imperial decree. Today the art form has branched out and although the original techniques are continued, the images themselves ...
The train pulls into the station, on time as always. The trains in Japan seem to always be on time and after observing the precision with which the conductors do their jobs I am not surprised. They are methodical and precise and thus the trains in Japan are always where you expect them to be. When you are running on schedule this is no problem but when the unexpected happens and you find yourself rushing to catch a train that you hope ...
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