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... by 15 Tokugawa shoguns until restoration of imperial power in 1868. After lunch, three of us and our tour guide caught a 45 minute bus ride to Chuzenji. We had to wind up a mountain to reach this little town and it was here that we visited Kegon waterfall. We took an elevator down so we could get a better view. It definitely isn't anything close to Niagara Falls but it was still nice to see. The water was coming over the falls at a rate of 4 tons ...
... with a projector for watching movies, a surround-sound system that you can just plug your i-Pod into, a Mac computer and a barbecue, with a load of mismatched tree-trunk stools and wooden tables, hammocks, the lot. The inside lounge has books, guitars,a keyboard, bongo drums and low, Japanese-style tables and chairs to have meals at. But the most amazing aspect of the place is the location - it's in the middle of nowhere, directly on the ...
... 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 ...
This morning Cole and I got up at 5:00 am and walked about a mile to
Tenmongu Shrine this morning. As we walked along the road, the buildings
became older and older as we approached the base of the mountain. The
architecture is very rustic and intricate. The 30 foot walls of the shrine
were covered in relief, and even a 6 inch bird had every single feather
depicted. Detail is very important here. This is also true to everyday
life. When the maids ...
... is dedicated to the spirit of Tokugawa Ieyatsu. It is a riots of colours, gold, and carvings, with birds, flowers, elephants and dragons. Ieyatsu used the best craftsmen of the Edo era to build this marvel. Compared with the exuberance of the shrine, the mausoleum of Ieyastu a very sober.
Jokoji Temple: this place is on the western side of Nikko, off the beaten track, tucked away within the streets of small houses. At the entrance was a ...