Nara Plaza Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... tall. I exit and head back to the train station and yet again go the wrong way. I make it to the train with seconds to spare. I disappoint a small family by sitting in their four seats. And get very annoyed with the mum who blocks my view. I eventually complain to the dad and she moves. A cm. before you think I sound really mean there was plenty of space for her to entertain the little one and let everyone else see. She then sits on me. Pffft. The ...
... into a phone. The first full day here I had a guide, which I didn't really want, but in the end of course I learned WAY more and had a good time. She also was an interpreter for me, otherwise how would I know that the old guy sweeping the bamboo forest loves the cobblestoned streets of Europe? Or that Japan is giving out a lot more visas to the Chinese so that now you see massive groups of middle class Chinese who never could ...
Konichiwa from beautiful Kyoto!
Today Jord and I traveled outside the city and boy are we glad we did. We first grabbed a great breakfast with ham, scrambled eggs, toast, a hashbrown and a salad which was the perfect start to our day because breakfast is one thing we're missing...I'm going to dummy a whole box of oatmeal crisp when I get home fyi aha. So after breakfast we jumped on the subway and then an old fashioned streetcar in order to get to Arashiyama and we were ...
... internet connection if I sat in one particular corner of the dormitory. All of this, combined with caffeine withdrawal headaches, led to something of a mini-emotional breakdown where I threw up my hands, questioned every reason I had to come back here (and, more broadly, everything I want to do with my life), and angrily went to bed at 6 pm.
Thankfully, today was much better. Well-rested and connected to the internet, I bicycled down to the Main Sanctuary ...
... trail, as soon as you step into them you escape from the bustle of the city into an oasis of quiet calm where you can take a deep breath of the incense filled air and relax. Kennin-ji, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto, fit this bill perfectly and I spent some time just wandering through the grounds and admiring the Zen rock gardens.
From there, I walked through more of Gion towards Kiyomizudera Temple, which is perched on a hill with beautiful ...