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... window that overlooks the ocean. We enjoyed a cup of green tea while admiring the view. For dinner, we all donned our yukata which was supplied in our rooms. The dinner was a traditional kaiseki dinner with several courses including sashimi, miso soup, pickles, jelly fish, tempura, chicken & vegetables, soba noodles, mochi, vegetables, fruit, and some things that we had never seen or tasted before. A surprise part of the dinner was ...
We stop by the onboard restaurant early as we have a long day ahead of us. Today we embark on a 9.5 hour excursion to the ancient capital of Japan—Kamakura
Kamakura is a coastal town in Kanagawa Prefecture, more than an hour south of Tokyo.
Kamakura became the political center of Japan, when ...
... up the side of a wooded hill to the Big Budda, the trail was great but quite slippy after the rain, I was surprised to see many types of people doing it from young kids to old grannies and even a woman dressed up nice in high heels, not sure she got far though. On the way we visit Jochiji temple which was like the previous one however it had a statue of the god of happiness, which was basically a fat guy with his belly hanging out and if you rubbed it a bit you ...
... hotel and took a few pictures before we went back for dinner. After dinner we also walked around town a little bit and found a karaoke bar but we were only allowed to stay 30 minutes because at 23.00 it was 20+ (the drinking age in Japan) but we had sooo much fun during those minutes (despite the damage to our ears and throats...).
To compensate for all the tourism I had dragged Sarah around on, I let her decide how she wanted to spend our last time in Kyoto before ...
... they are all suffering from too much exercise and not enough sleep, and I think they are getting homesick for southern cooking.It was about this point in the trip last year when it happened too. I guess 2 weeks in Japan is enough for the truly not adventurous. You have to accept it for what it is, play by the rules, do as the Japanese do, or you find yourself broke, tired and full of McDonalds. Oh well... 2 more weeks for ...
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