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... into a short space of time because I think most of the other people had soggy feet and had mostly given up on the rides. All in all we did have a heap of fun at Disneyland but I would suggest Disney Sea to anyone who only has time to do one of the parks as I think the rides were more impressive, and it's also geared towards young adults more than kids.
Today (Friday 5th Dec) we went on an epic mission to head to Nikko, and visit Edo Wonderland, which is a ...
... the buildings in a way not seen elsewhere in Japan, Within the temple grounds, there were numerous buildings to explore and marvel at:
- The five story pagoda which stood tall and bright red leaving it impossible to be missed.
- Yomeimon Gate: it was currently being renovated and covered up by scaffolding. We didn't get to see any of it, but saw photos. It looks grandiose and certainly makes a statement
- Storehouses: several ...
... of the road over the river. Onwards from that was the Toshogu Shrine, one of the most decorated in all of Japan. It was really special to visit it as it was very beautiful. we must of walked around for a couple of hours before leaving and by then there wasn't much time left in nikko so we filled it with a little wander around the old towns back streets and a eating some matcha (green tea) ice cream.
... bemoaning how it took the same time to go a fifth of the distance! On arrival at nikko, I was met by the option to climb up the steep hills or catch a bus and always the cheapskate I decided to walk it. The main attractions were the shrine of iayeshu tokagawa the founder of a 250 year dynasty and creator of Tokyo as a major city within japan and a similar shrine for his grandson iemitsu tokagawa, the man who shut began shutting japan off from the world for 200 ...
... traffic was
prohibited. We could see special vehicles with shaded windows heading towards
the Fukushima-Daichii nuclear reactor. We went to the sea side, deserted
village, a Buddha statue in the lobby of a damaged house , the flora and fauna
oblivious to the risk of being in the ...