Kiryu Grand Hotel
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... with the first being in Tokyo, but it has now been turned into a museum. The present emperor and his family also lived there in 1943 during the war. The villa is built around the former Edo residence of the Kishu Tokugawa clan, which was brought from Edo to Nikko. Edo is now known as Tokyo. There are a total of 106 rooms with those on the south side for the Emperor and Empress and those on the north for the liege and court ladies. As you walk ...
... 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 ...
The Forward Over is an Intermediate/advanced level trick. It is a two part trick that involves first, mounting the top of the bar at the back of the swing (an 'uprise') followed by a front flip to the catcher at the top of the swing. I came to Japan with a Forward Over that was decent, safe to the net and that I had caught a few times. In terms of performance this translates as "Yeah, that's great. Let's keep working on that and see how it goes". Not ...
... the pictures I've included in this post were taken during my rides. There is so much beauty here. I feel blessed to be seeing so much of it and excited to share some of the images with you.
Flying wise, I'm making steady headway along the path to my goals. Progress is slower than I would like (the story of my life as an impatient Aries), but I am assured by Daniel that in fact my progress is marching along at a very reasonable pace. ...
... that we didn't make it to the National park at Nikko, so I'll have to save that for a later trip.
One small side story. Once we got back to the hotel, I needed to wash clothes, so I trundled down to the two washing machines and put my clothes into one of them. When I came back to check on them, an Australian woman was reaching for my machine. I politely told her that I was using that machine to which said that she had also put her ...
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