Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto
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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Shinkasen train: our first activity was taking two Shinkasen bullet trains. There was a ten minute connection which worried us as they are famous for putting timing ahead of passengers. The stop is for less than two minutes, then the staff have eight seconds to check nobody is in a doorway, and the train leaves ON TIME. We made it though. It was so …
... the place, then headed back to each of our previous stops. No luck at any of them! I was so upset and I took it out a little bit on the guys - poor them! To cope, they stopped at McDonalds on the walk back to the hostel. Back at the hostel, I dumped the contents of my day bag out. Luck on my side, I found the memory card. I was sooo very relieved. With all that adrenaline leaving me and drop in emotions, I crashed and headed to bed while the boys finished their ...
... stuck together for the morning and caught the train to Saga-Arashiyama. We made our way to the Tenruji Zen temple which had the most beautiful garden. It had hundreds of different varieties of plants and trees, including beautiful flowering cherry blossoms. I particularly liked the quince flowers and the tulips. The bamboo forest starts after the garden and is a couple of hundred metres of huge, thick bamboo. It is truly stunning. Whilst there were hundreds of people ...
... Samurai and use the Samurai swords. I really enjoyed the lesson and thought it was a great experience. In Kyoto we ate a lot of delicious Japanese food and visited lots of ancient temples. My favorite thing that we ate was a rice paper pancake with different flavors of filling. Kyoto was really fun and a great contrast to the ultra-modern ...
... side of the walkway were the brightest white and pink cherry blossoms lit by flood lights. It was like walking into a fairyland. On the other side of the stream i could see restaurants, some with geishas dining, with cherry blossom backdrops. Despite the rain, we could only try to capture the beauty on our cameras, knowing full well that our memories of the sight were the only way we would capture the full beauty.
Being left exhilerated, we jumped in a cab back to our ...