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... to its current site in 1180 by Minamoto Yoritomo, the founder and first shogun of the Kamakura government.
The shrine is dedicated to Hachiman, the patron god of the Minamoto family and of the samurai in general. The deified spirits of the ancient Emperor Ojin is enshrined at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. And ...
... on the same floor opposite to this pasta place. After lunch, took the train back to my hotel in Shibuya.
In the afternoon, we went to the starbucks on Shibuya crossing for some people watching. This is an excellent location for shooting videos of the people crossing the road. It is fascinating to watch the synchronized routine over and over. Once you walk towards the starbucks, you would find counter to order right outside the store. Skip this and take the elevator to ...
... and it houses a magnificent, massive wooden statue of Kannon, goddess of mercy. For details see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hase-dera_ %28Kamakura%29
The temple grounds have a viewing point which looks out over the bay and is worth the climb up the 77 (I counted them) steps to reach.
As with all tourist traps around the world, there's plenty of shops, many with Western names; we even found one called 'Andy's Store'.
... to cook. And no cell phones allowed. They want you in and out.
Chicks: Japanese chicks seem to have more 10's but Taiwan has better looking chicks overall per capita. They do wear a lot of makeup here though and it seems like they take hours for the doll like look. So whatever floats your boat. It's nice but would be tough to date and deal with on a daily basis. However, foreigners are not special here. In Taiwan as a foreign male we are usually stared at because we are ...
... raw cabbage with toasted sesame seeds and sesame oil. It was very good. We also had rice and kimche. Kimche is like Asian sour kraut...on fire. It's served cold, but is very spicy. The kids loved all the food, except for that. But I was proud of them for trying it. We all ate with chopsticks, well, the kids tried, but ended up using forks. This place used metal chopsticks which seem more difficult to use.
After lunch ...
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