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... rush to see everything or pressure to pick the best restaurant. I can stroll at a leisurely pace through the grounds of the shrine and the streets of town knowing I can come back whenever I want. Kamakura is such a cool town with so many more temples, restaurants, shops, trails and a beach to explore. I can't wait to go back. And if we get the house, it's only an 8 minute train ride away. Hopefully I clapped loud enough and the Shinto Gods were ...
... on the superfresh sashimi – maguro, mirugai, kai, and some yummy unagi and roast. May gobbles up the pan and roast beef too. The girls are shy at first but quickly giggly as we enjoy a round of Jr. Snap it and an Arabesque/ nekko hunjata piano recital.
We all settle in for a good night's sleep in the old Haruko and Kendai bedrooms I remember fondly from 1984.
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 ...
We all woke up early because of the time change. The hotel wake-up call came at 6:30 am but we were up and around well before the call. We had a beautiful buffet breakfast at the hotel at 7 am, then packed up our suitcases and met Nanayo in the lobby at 8 am. We all boarded a beautiful red tour bus along with about 15 others to begin our tour. We were about 40 minutes out when Nanayo was informed that 2 of the passengers were missing, so ...
... spoke with great reverence about this man.
Twenty years ago, the Smithsonian in Washington DC had a special exhibit of historical Japanese treasures. This portrait was among the items that traveled to and from the US. The monk told us that he went with it.
Before leaving, the monk showed us the traditional Japanese garden in the back of the shrine. One of Japan's most famous gardeners designed ...
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