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... base shuttle on its long, slow, meandering route back to the Navy Lodge. Eat a late dinner, put Will to bed and collapse. The good news is the more time I spend on the shuttle and learning a lot of military rules in class, the happier I am that we have to live in town. The great news is we found a house we love. It's about a 20 minute drive by car and located between 2 stations/lines each about a 10 minute walk away. In addition, it's close to ...
... to make an about-turn and return to our starting point to pick them up. This put us behind on our schedule but it wasn't too serious. Our first stop was in the Kanto area at the Tokyo Bay aqualine. This is the longest underwater tunnel in the world. It is 15 km or 9.3 miles long. From the 5th level one can get a 360 degree view of Tokyo Bay with Mt. Fuji in the distance. We drove through the tunnel and emerged in Yokohama, a major port ...
... called the Kyoto of Eastern Japan, Kamakura is blessed with numerous ancient temples, shrines and other historical monuments.
After a 2 hour bus ride we step off the bus to see the Great Buddha of Kamakura (Kamakura Daibutsu) which is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which stands on the grounds ...
... friendship of mine.
exhibit that caught my eye is one I wrote about on the spot, so the following
is unedited save for a few spelling errors I corrected.
As I sit here in a darkened room, with a
Mongolian stringed instrument playing calming, but uncommon, music, looking at
black sand falling through a broken light bulb that faintly shimmers, I decide
to sit down and compose some thoughts. I find a corner where the lights ...
... 1 in Ofuna and kamakura train leaves from Platform 8. I would re-check the platform prior to boarding to be sure.
Once in Kamakura, do not forget to check out the STARBUCKS right next to Kamakura City Office. This is one of the unique starbucks designed by a Japanese interior designer which has a small pool area and chic interiors. I have seen lot of people taking pictures right outside the store. I loved the walk to this store. MUST VISIT IN MY OPINION.
Other places to stay in Kamakura
1-2-1 Ofuna, Kamakura | 3 star hotelfrom $84
1-2-18 Shichirigahama Higashi, Kamakura | 3 star hotelfrom $180
1-26-5 Ofuna, Kamakura | 1 star hotelfrom $76
33-6 Sakanoshita, Kamakura | Hotelfrom $187
4-6-13 Yuigahama, Kamakura | Hotelfrom $266
ç±æ¯ã±æµ4-8-14, Kamakura | Hotelfrom $209
1-5-21 Ko-machi, Kamakura | Hotelfrom $153
5-31 Onari-machi, Kamakura | Hotelfrom $110
1-9-29 Yukinoshita, Kamakura | Hotelfrom $84
20 S 10th St, Pittsburgh | 2 star hotel
- A great find