Travel Blogs from Kamakura
... come across so far. This is the most important shrine in Kamakura and provides a tranquil place to spend some time. It was time for us to head home. Just near our place we decided to eat some dinner at a place that sells nothing but stuff on skewers and sake. We had plenty if both and went home to wait for the girls to get back. They arrived at about 8:30 full of tales about the fantastic day they had in Disneyland. So I guess it was a win-win for all of ...
... we looked around us and there was garbage everywhere. Everyone else was playing and swimming like it was no big deal. But we were grossed out and after about 30sec we retreated to the beach and had showers. I guess we are just spoiled by the garbage free waters of Cayman. The beach was really nice though, lots of little restaurants and bars. We stayed there for a little while and relaxed and had a drink before walking back to the train station. Back to ...
... where the nearest restroom was. She took Joe and Daniel to a nearby building and whisked them upstairs. (Later, when they caught up to us, Joe said that was a realtor's office, a friend of Yoko's, and they let them in to go potty.)
At the shrine, Yoko-san told us all about how one would pray and worship. Outside there was a stand where you could get your fortune read. Daniel gave the lady his 100yen coin, and had to ...
... packing up and heading home.
It wasn't long before we followed suit. I can't say that I felt truly spiritual at any point. Perhaps because I am simply not that kind of person, or perhaps because there was always an underlying feeling that you were just one in a long-procession of tourists being milked for your money.
Also, I still can't say that I have the foggiest idea what the Buddha was talking about, but, I'm sure that it is very wise.
... to be somewhere in the vicinity of Kamakura's small city area. After 40 minutes on a bus driving up tiny main roads and getting stuck in traffic. We arrived at our destination. A little guest house behind a chemist thrown together with a supermarket. A perfect place to stock up on all the essentials we had forgotten back home.
We finally made it to Kamakura Guest House. As my partner had booked the place, I wasn't aware that I would be staying in a traditional ...
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