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... a train back to Kyoto, arriving around 8.00pm. Time for meal, which ended up being fish and chips (not too Japanese) and we enjoyed the lights of Kyoto Tower, which looks lovely when it is all lit up, as well as the colourful dancing water jets, choreographed to various types of music from Beethoven to Count Basie.
We are waiting for our bus to arrive and we should get in Tokyo by 7.00am tomorrow morning.
Hope we manage to get some sleep.
I don’t recall exactly where this was, but at a certain point in my journey we passed a lot of refineries and ports with big, chunky islands and boats in the distance and enormous stacked columns flaming at the top almost right next to us. This is a part of Japan I hadn’t seen before, and whenever I see these plants in the Netherlands I am always awed by their scale, it certainly made me think of the Netherlands for a spell.
From Shinosaka ...
... a huge Buddhist temple - the largest wooden building in the world. It houses a huge 15 metre Buddha as well as other statues.
On the way back to the hotel I decided to visit a Japanese public bath. On checking into my hostels I had been told the location of nearest bath houses in the same way the Americans point out the ice machine! This is a very cultural thing as many of the old properties don't have bathrooms. ...
... a lot and after the big Todai-ji Buddha we walked up the hill to visit another temple and big bell.
Before we got back on the train we got some sushi that was wrapped in a persimmon leave which is a local speciality. These were to go and then we found this little pub where we had some beers and snacks listening to jazz and watching the people walk by.
We had to get going soon if we still wanted to tick off the rest ...
... all my arms and legs. The elephant would even eat the leafy stuff on the top of the pineapples I was feeding it.
We (Elissa, Dad and I) went for a day trip (on a tour) and we got to see Bats in a cave. To get into the cave instead of going up the stairs some Chinese teenagers were going up a ladder into the cave.. I wanted to go up the ladder as well so I did. We saw bones that were really old and we saw more bats on the ceiling of the cave. We then went to ...