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Day 4: Tuesday 18th November Visit to Nara and the Gion area of Kyoto. We take a short local train journey to Japan's former capital, Nara. Here among other attractions we visit the celebrated Great Buddha statue. This giant representation of the Buddha has been seated in a characteristic meditative state for over 1000 ...
... drum line. It appears I have picked the perfect weekend to come here. There is a big competition this weekend showcasing the local talent. There are musical presentations and dancers set up at various stages throughout the community and everyone is invited to voted for their favourite one.
With sun beating down on me I start making my way around to the sights. It's too hot today to just stand still and I can feel the ...
... took some time (and some walking) until we got our first good glimpse at the brighly lit castle sitting high above the rest of the fortress. It was really an awe inspiring site to look at.
We left the castle grounds on the other site and walked on to the next subway station to take the train back to Namba (the central station) to tick of yet another box. We had to get some Okonomiyaki (I tried this in Hiroshima with my ...
January 21, 2014
Today we went on a tour to Angkor Thom and
Angkor wat. We went on top of a pyramid shaped tower and when we were climbing
up the stairs we thought that was steep but the stone original stairs were even
We took a couple pics and there's one pic
of me up at the top. And going down was
even harder (especially ...
... bought postcards. Too bad, they were amazing statues. Kiyomizu Temple: Next, we visited the renowned Kiyomizu Temple, which was founded in the eighth century and is situated halfway up Otowayama Hill. We walked to the temple along a narrow winding roadway, lined with magnificently preserved old houses, craftmen's workshops, tea houses and restaurants. The temple complex encompassed a vast area and we were able to take photos that afforded stunning ...