Nara Plaza Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... I do t care about monkeys anymore. I want to die. When I eventually recover I notice that the view over Kyoto is well worth it. It's a crystal clear and I can see for miles. I can see monkeys too, they are everywhere. The instructions include "don't look them in the eye". I hope I'm not going to get attacked because I'm sure my health insurance doesn't cover plague. In the rest room I buy sliced bananas, it's that or peanuts. The monkeys out their ...
... delicate and gentle, just like the people. It was a beautiful experience.
One of the unique characteristics of this location is the famous Iwakuni white snake. This is the only location in the world where you can find these white snakes. First captured in 1738, legend has it that if these white snakes are found in your home, it ...
... to arrive, and waited.
At this point, my man-flu which has been building for a few days has hit full strength, and I can no longer see, speak or think straight. With a pounding headache my semi-conscious mind was like a passenger in my own body, and my body was just a utility to transport luggage at that point in time, so I just wanted to get to the apartment for a hot shower and a rest.
Imagine my happiness when the bus took off in the ...
... Kasuga Shrine. Kasuga Taisha is famous for its many lanters which have been donated by worshipers. Hundreds of bronze lanterns can be found hanging from the buildings. The lanterns are lit twice a year on the occasion of the Lantern Festivals in early February and mid August. Getting there by taxi was easy, but going back to Nara was a little more complicated. No taxis to be seen and the city bus was scheduled to come in an half hour or ...
... 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 ...