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This morning Cole and I got up at 5:00 am and walked about a mile to
Tenmongu Shrine this morning. As we walked along the road, the buildings
became older and older as we approached the base of the mountain. The
architecture is very rustic and intricate. The 30 foot walls of the shrine
were covered in relief, and even a 6 inch bird …
I did not get to make an entry yesterday because I was out seeing the sights. I ended up waking up around 5 in the morning the other day, and so I went outside to see the city. All the people were very friendly. We even saw a class of children along the street doing perspective drawings on boards. They were very excited to see Americans and loved …
This is a view of all the levels of the store, and you can also see how
beautiful they try to make an ordinary store. They had everything from car
parts to food to clothes, toys, and even a casino.
Today was spent exploring Nikko. This is a city of approximately 90 000 people but I honestly do not know where they were all hiding as it seemed like a quiet, sleepy village. It very much reminded me of Kimberley, BC as it seemed very similar in nature. We started with a short walk by our guest house toward Kanman-ga-fuchi abyss. There were rows of Buddhas along the river. The river also had a bunch of rapids along it with the water looking ...
... pretty shocking, (lashing rain, thunder and lightning) but it made for some spectacular scenery. We visited Shuzenji Temple, built circa 786AD, and home to a 1200 year old statue of Buddha, carved by a monk out of a single Judas Tree around this time. Then we went to the Ryuzu Falls, a wild and deafening waterfall, before getting the bus back down the mountain, which is a pretty hair-raising experience, as the road is incredibly steep and ...
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