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... for now we carried on straight through to Meriken Park and our hotel. The hotel looked over the harbour and back over the city, it was a pretty spectacular view, particularly at night. In the evening, we went to grab some dinner ins Gyoza place that I had read about under the train tracks. It was just the kind of place that I like to find when we are away. It was a complete dive, but there was one guy cooking one thing to perfection and a girl ...
... started to drizzle a bit but i decided to go on foot since it was only a 20 minute walk. Nishiki market is actually one very narrow street (Nishiki street) with countless little shops that sell mostly fish but also a lot of other foods. It ranges from dried anchovis to eggplant in fermented rice. After a tip from Stephanie via whatsapp i decided to go for the tofu-milk donuts. After some confusion with the lady from the shop as to where i could find them i got ...
... house on the top of a hill overlooking a beautiful valley. We wandered about the grounds and silently wished that we lived there. We were also given free green tea and green tea cake in his own little tearoom he had built in his garden. Last spot on the sightseeing trail for the day was Fushimi inari shrine which is an impressive 4km pathway through 1000s of red torii gates which almost form a kind of tunnel that winds up and around a mountain full of shrines. ...
... one of the few places where foreigners were permitted to live and trade. As a result the city feels less Japanese than other parts of the country, but the contrast between the local culture and the rows of trim 19th century European houses is an interesting one. Just like Yokahoma, Kobe's international history has landed it with a pretty neat Chinatown. Nanking (南京), as it is locally known, presumably named after the old capital of ...
I loved the quiet places in Kyoto, the places that held the world within a windless moment. Inside the temples, Nature held her breath. All longing was put to sleep in the stillness, and all was distilled into a clean simplicity. -Pico Iyer, Video Night in Kathmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East
The night bus rolled into Kyoto on a bright morning at 8 AM. The snoring passengers and I drove past the misty mountains on our way there. The scenery reminded me ...