Hotel Station Kyoto Nishikan
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... people, food, but what I really think it is.....for experiences like this....hiking up this mountain full of these giant orange tori gates, having green tea with a total stranger, this is traveling!!! After we say our goodbyes I decide to head to another temple around the side of the mountain, time to head down, find some other trails that lead to other smaller shrines, and finally make it down to the bottom again, catch the train back to my station and meet up with Maryum ...
... blocks square devoted to Geisha places. One quiet canal we walked along was lined by what must have been incredibly exclusive clubs--in each window you could see a couple businessmen in suits sitting with a few Geishas around a table.
Elsewhere in the city there are the hostess bars, which probably also cost a lot of money. These are kind of the opposite of Geishas--they're women who are paid to act dumb and impressed ...
... ferris wheel car was funny as it included a small stereo that you could sync with your iPhone and play music for the ride. We decided to play some romantic music, and reflect on our love, like a first date… But Kim’s urge to photograph the views over came her love of romantic music and we had pull the plug on the music. To continue with our lazy day we made our way back to the hotel so we could plan some more for South America and finish our relaxing day.
... the same time, the magistrate Kobayakawa donate the bell tower and the kitchen. It is well worth mentioning, as this kitchen is now the oldest Zen kitchen in Japan (you can still see the original one). Except some recent building at the entrance, all buildings are originals.
On the temple ground, you will be able to enjoy the finest Zen architecture and few Zen garden. However it is forbidden to take photograph (except in the front garden). The main central ...
... the Historic monuments of Ancient Kyoto, and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We had a quick lunch at a Japanese 7-11 store which was very interesting. I had a heated pork cutlet sandwich and my parents had an egg sandwich. We also bought drinks from one of the many vending machines located around Japan.
The next place we went to was also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was the Nijo Castle which was built in 1603 as ...