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... was freezing, with a lazy wind that chose to go through you rather than around. But what a view, absolutely gorgeous.
We then went to visit the local Nikko Natural Science Museum, hoping to get more information about the topography of the place. Unfortunately, there wasn't a lot of information available in English, but there were some interesting exhibits of the flora and fauna around the area. Much to our surprise they ...
... pigeons and doves carved into the decorative fence that surrounds the temple, With the dark pine trees as a backing, this who place was amazing. There was a very strong Chinese influence to the many buildings.
We left the temple complex and headed for town, where we had to link up with our pick up to the hotel, stopping on the way to town to have a late lunch. We had similar meals, one with chicken on skewers, with rice and noodles and ...
... to get to know people in Japan due to language barriers, our Japanese is very limited. Not much English is spoken here. I really want to learn more, I'm trying to keep adding words and phrases to my memory and pay close attention to common things said around me. Learning more all the time. I try to say the things I do know often to perfect them. I would love to be able to speak it fluently one day, you never know!
Tomorrow is Cat Cafe and Bonsai garden, should be fun ...
... bears the famous carving of the "Nemurineko" (sleeping cat). This gate marks the start of a long flight of stairs that leads uphill through the woods to Tokugawa Ieyasu's grave. It was wondering to see all of the older Japanese people trekking the stairs right up to the top! They are certainly active and healthy here!
- main shrine building: Bear on inside bu the outside is marvelous! Delicately carved, covered in gold, intricate details, ...
... background ...
(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
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