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- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... in trying to establish records for all the missjng soldiers. Phil and I wandered thru the grounds and decided this was the place to leave the ring that Pat had entrusted to us to return to Japan.
Her mother, Nellie, no longer wih us, had the ring passed to her by an American soldier whilst she was an Australian nurse in Labuan, Borneo. He told her the ring belonged to a deceased Japanese soldier. She kept the ring, never wearing it, but believing she had been ...
... blood - no big deal.
The next leg was more of a challenge. My map did not go into good enough detail to get me their easily. I ended up a little lost and had to ask for directions to get to Myoshinji Temple. The kind Japanese man who pointed out directions to me helped me out a ton. I was going the wrong direction! This was one more temple complex and the very relaxed guard let me ride right in on my bike. There weren't a lot of people there so I got to take ...
... developed quite the taste for Sake much to the kids disgust (not that I had any with lunch mind - that was a beer!). You can buy it in cartons like orange juice!
The Silver temple is pretty much the same as the Golden Temple but is the original one. The gardens are far nicer really green with moss being planted between the trees by groups of ladies so I'd definitely go for this one over the other. Outside there's a great little ...
... ft. tall statue of Budda right in the center. It’s made from cast bronze and plated with gold. I just had to stop for a while and take it all in as it was so magnificent. It actually gave me the same feeling I had visiting the Vatican in Rome. The Budda was built in the 8th century, but was damaged and repaired several times in the following centuries. When the hall was rebuilt it was made 33% smaller than it’s ...
After a nice leisurely breakfast at our now favourite breakfast deli, we took the JR train for Osaka to Kyoto. It is an hour long ride on the usual train with quite a few stops along the way. Thankfully, it was a weekday late morning so I think we managed to avoid most of the crowd. Upon reaching Kyoto, we made our way to our hotel. The local Ryokan type hotel. It is right beside the subway stop so pretty ...