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... Kamakura is a very 'touristy' town and it was full of people, mainly school groups, all heading for the Daibutsu, which is situated a mile or so from the station. We had a map but it was just as easy to follow the crowd and find the Kotoku-in Temple where resides the said statue.
The statue is very impressive and well worth the journey to see. Built in 1252, it was originally housed in a great hall which was destroyed by a great storm and ...
... of paper that contain your fortune. If you get a good fortune you keep it but if you get a bad one you tie it to a tree at the shrine and leave it behind. Jess was first and got, according to the man at the shrine, a 'medium good firtune' so she decided to keep it. I went next and got 'best good fortune' so there was no way I was going to leave that behind. I have that little baby tucked away safely among my belongings. My future looks pretty ...
... beans and some sort of pink flaky stuff that looked and smelt like fish food. It was pretty good. I definitely won this round :) . Jackie ended up with something completely different.....it was a bowl with a brown sugary tasting paste at the bottom, then filled with clear and brown tasteless jello like cubes topped with 3 pink and white sticky goo balls and 2 scoops of delicious ice cream covered in syrup. It became clear that she must have pointed ...
... meth binge. I am so thankful that Joe had "train" experience when he lived in Korea because there is no way I would have figured this out. We managed to make it to Kamakura with the rest of our group.
In Kamakura, we ate lunch at a Korean Barbeque place. There was a little round grill in the center of the table and the waiter brought out plates of thinly sliced raw beef and small chunks of chicken. We had a salad that ...
... and grabbed a train to Kamakura. The train ride was thankfully pretty quick. Just under 40 Minutes. Heading to Kamakura by train, you can already sense that things are going to be completely different.
The view I was accustomed to was city backdrops, high-rise buildings and being on the train I was used to seeing about ten lines of tracks and a lot of power lines. Heading into Kamakura, the train tracks break down to two train lines, suburban houses and a lot ...
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