L'Hotel de Hiei
- Shuttle bus service
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... at the hotel and the taste we'd had of Kyoto was enough to get us wanting to go out for more. Celie was a little over the walking so after getting her some fried rice and gyoza at one of those ticket machine cafe places in Kyoto station, we settled her in for a quiet afternoon while Diane, Cam & Omi headed to the famed Fushima-Inari shrine, home of the thousand Torii gates. The shrine was amazing and while very crowded it was deservedly so. ...
... souvenirs, the tours is all quite remarkable when you consider what proportion of the population does it as a profession, ever sees them or interacts with them. I guess it's kind of like the pandas.
Today we jumped on a bus for a 5 hour tour of 3 local temples. Kyoto has a crazy amount of temples. They were all beautiful and very different. I've included some pictures. The tour was in Japanese, so we had to enjoy the sights more than learn about them. We got a little ...
... meters above the hillside below. The stage affords visitors a nice view of the numerous cherry and mapletrees below that erupt in a sea of color in spring and fall, as well as of the city of Kyoto in the distance. The main hall, which together with the stage was built without the use of nails, houses the temple's primary object of worship, a small statue of the eleven faced, thousand armed Kannon.
The main hall ...
... store. We bought chicken drum sticks, potatoes and broccoli. Ava and Jack cooked us supper. They love this place. We have a room with 2 bunkbeds, there is a bathroom down the hall and on the second floor there is a kitchen and living to share. We sat around, read and played games until 8:30pm. The are still having a hard time adjust to the time change.
... we found the only place that sold girl flip flops in the area. Kayley picked up a pair of black Vans flip flops to replace her current pair for just under £10, which was great timing as we had a lot of walking around temples the next day.
After this successful shopping trip we started walking back to the hotel to freshen up and head out for dinner... Kayley fell asleep. At 10pm with his stomach rumbling Andy gave in and woke Kayley up so we could head out ...