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... four days. We stayed in another Airbnb accommodation. This time it was a traditional Japanese guesthouse. The main house is owned by a famous Japanese artist who is currently living in Australia. He rents out the guest house out back. Miyuri is the women who is managing the property. We discovered that she spent many years in Canada and used to lead tour groups in BC and Alberta – it really is a small world. Her English is very good. Miyuri, volunteered to become ...
... 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 ...
... woman and a wealthy tea merchant all based on the William Glover company. The original house and garden still stand there gracefully overlooking the outskirts of town, as if unmoved, and quite unruffled by history.
You'll see from the photos that the Glover house and gardens are exquisite. The kind of pretty beauty you don't often see except in very old gardens. The wet, humid weather of Asia no doubt helps the lush growth. I found it put my mind ...
... affected. One last thing, Russia has the most nuclear weapons followed by the U.S. Anyhow, Linus and I have been learning a lot. Oh and did I say Nagasaki is a beautiful city? It is so green and lush. It sort of reminds us of Costa Rica. Despite what's it's been through it has been able to rebuild and thrive. I think this is what I admire about Japan and its people. They move forward. For the first time in my travels I don't have a ...
Such a highlight for us today to come to Japan, long awaited.
On a very calm morning we came quietly into Nagasaki, past the huge shipyards
of Mitsubishi, with many ships in progress, huge Cruise Liners, and very
imposing Gas Tankers, and much more. A very sheltered harbour and our berth
right in the city, park land surrounds.
We both had tours today, we were looking forward to ,Sam to
the Shipyard, and me to ...
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