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... think another visit is on the cards for next time.
In the pictures you'll see Ben hangin with Tofu girl and piglet in the charming 'Cafe Byron Bay'. Inspired by the well known Australian alternative/surfer/holiday hotspot. The owner is a lovely Japanese girl who lived there for a year and decided to make a cafe in Asakusa Tokyo with the Aussie Coastal hippy theme, and also offers 'Melbourne style coffee' as she lived there for 3 months as well. Serves ...
... 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 ...
... background ...
(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
... But it was still bit too early again.
We had to pay 500 yen to enter the area with the car, recieved a nice "pass" and drink ticket.
Indeed we recieved a ticket to get a free "amazake", a hot alcool made with rice, milky texture... I couldn't drink it in full, it's not strong but I'm far than milk lover.
At least it was warming my hands after the long walk in Sakurayama.
Walking the evening in woods, parks is ...
... This line is going to Shinjuku, but this time I can't use the shinkansen. Fortunately my travel to Honjo should be less than 20 min.
Many people stopped at Shimmachi, on the way. Maybe a place to remember...
So arrived in Honjō, little city, where I will find some temples and shrines to visit.
This city is calm, nice place to walk. With internet I can find easily the spots I want to visit.
I noticed during this travel ...