Hotel Nikko Nara
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This hotel in very conveniently located along the Sanjo Street which leads you to most of Nara's many attractions. Really good breakfast buffet and good service.
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Travel Blogs from Nara
... the speakers only blur out barely audible Japanese and the trains-station signs on these local station are very limited.
In the end I get to Nara and it is hot! So hot that the tourist-information says that the local tame deer have retreated to the shade of the forest and are therefore not jumping about in the local parks as usual.
I still see a lot ...
... it a go. So glad we did! It was stunning. The pictures will have to speak for themselves. We saved the biggest for last, the Todai-Ji. Biggest as in biggest wooden structure in the world (Daibutsuden) until 1998. It houses the Daibutsu Buddha, the Worlds largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, the cosmic Buddha. The Buddha was built in the 700s, so ...
... Peace. Be Strong. Mysterious Hand Guide you!" some Japanese words which no doubt say the same and a picture from about the 1910s
If you take a picture of any Japanese youth they will inevitably give the reverse V sign. I am assuming this is for Peace ... not Victory or anything else. The same sign in Vietnam although not quite so prevalent as here.
However Japan still has its disputes with China and North and South Korea; North ...
... and found some great finds. The best are how they practically are singing when they greet you and in some restaurants, the staff sing orders to one another. Its a cool atmosphere. We had AMAZING food and are already miss the food there. We loved the restos where its a bunch of small dishes so you can try a lot. Luckily they have pics for everything so we can figure out what we are getting. We strolled in different neighbourhoods ...
... Walking back to the station we found ourselves at Shin-Sekai, It's a thriving area famous for its huge Blow fish lanterns suspended above the street. Neither of us are too keen on having Blow fish. It's mainly eaten as an ego or macho show. If cooked wrong it can kill you - not fancying taking that risk. It was a cool area, we shopped about buying various things from Wasabi beans to Octoball crisps. We're both food obsessed!
Running low on days and ticking off most ...