Kyoto Garden Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the mystery was solved, the guy had a really cool machine that once he cut a little hole in the top he placed the grapefruit on this machine and it pulverized the inside of the fruit to the point where it was mostly just juice. This was by far Bree’s favorite find at the market and while I thought it was good I found it a little ironic when I noticed that the grapefruits we were enjoying in Japan had been imported all the way from Florida! When we finally reached ...
After arriving, they had some tea and mochi with anko (red bean paste) that we ate on the deck. Then it was time for a bath! It was very refreshing after a day traveling, and being able to bath overlooking the beautiful trees and creek was quite a treat. We all donned our yukatas, enjoyed some sake with fruit, and then headed to dinner. This is where it gets good.
We ate an incredible traditional dinner, though the women ...
... departure on Tuesday. It took a while but we were finally ready to check out Kyoto. A 1/2 day tour of the city was going to cost us $250 and most likely would have sent us to multiple temples which weren't the ones we were hoping to see. We decided to go it alone and instead took a bus to Kakinku-ju which is the "Golden Temple". It took about 20 minutes to get there and the heat really hit us as we left the bus. We first went to take the one picture that I ...
... and the rain stops just before we finish our cups - we didn't even seen it happen!
Another walk through Gion, in the Pantocho neighborhood, then we wind our way back to the ryokan with takeout bento. Tonight, we'll repack our bags, finish up the rest of our food and sake(what a shame) and get ready for the next transfer. Tomorrow, we'll be spending the night at a temple guesthouse!
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After the ceremony was over we all mixed ink by rubbing what I believe was a graphite stick in a little bit of water in a shallow, flat dish. We then wrote our name and address on one side of a wooden stick and our wish on the other side. The sticks are then placed on a table at the front of the temple. The priests will later pray for ...