TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Izumi Kamakura
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WE DID: - hike to Daibatsu from Kita-Kamakura station, via shrine to throw a plate at a rock and hence rid ourselves of malign influences - visited the Daibatsu - the second biggest Buddha statue in Japan (the first is in Nara, see Day 7) and the largest outdoors one - we could even walk around inside it for a fee ...
... cruise ship terminal. The size of the port is mind-boggling. There are 5000 vessels that sail in and out of Tokyo Bay daily with mile after mile of container ports. The city is the second largest in Japan with a population of 3.7 million. We drove through Yokohama and carried on to Kamakura, the Samurai city. The city has a long history as a capital under the rule of a shogun after the Samurai Revolution in 1192. We visited the ...
... with our 20-ish size group.
After the pottery, we ate a quick picnic lunch outside the studio. The kids found a pile of old cut bamboo, which they used as walking sticks. Down the hill and to the left was the beginning of the Daibutsu trail. We had a quick safety briefing from Hope and then buddied up the kids. (Buddy Check!) The trail began with a very steep set of stairs and that turned into rough terrain stairs. Eventually we ...
So it's taken us a total of 36 hours to get here...we started our day at 4.30am in Dublin on July 2nd, and finally arrived at our hostel in Tokyo at 1.30am on July 4th!
We took an extremely convoluted route (albeit a very cheap one) to get here, flying first to Paris (1.5 hours), then to Kuala Lumpur (11.5 hours) and finally, after an 8-hour layover in KL airport, onto Tokyo ...
Today I made a trip to Kamakura to make an offering for a friend back home. On the way there I happened to glance out of the window and saw this beautiful HUGE statue of The Goddess Kannon, the Japanese Goddess of Mercy. I decided I would be finding my way there on my way back to Tokyo.
It was a beautiful day and on my way there I met some really nice people from Minnasota. I hung out with them for ...
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