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... of hours, we had lunch at a local restaurant in town, another outstanding bento box with noodles, soup, fish and a number of indecipherable items.
From lunch we took a short ride to Kegon Falls. We were able to view the falls from several observations spots and got some good group pictures that I will try and add later.
... literal so they often find their humor in the way of puns. Zaru in Japanese means monkey, hence the monkeys doing the actions from the proverb. So even religious people have a funny bone!
Outside the shrine there was a stage where they were doing different shows. Since Rob had to take the 4:30 pm train back to Tokyo he kept going, while I stopped to watch. This particular show was a dance where the dancers were in intricate masks and it looked a ...
... event as it was the 400th anniversary of the death of.... ( someone important, sorry couldn't remember but I'm sure Google will have the answer if you need to know!) after the festivities it was back to collect my bag which I'd left only in an unlocked cupboard outside the guesthouse right on the main street (the girl grinned when I queried storing it there saying " this is Japan" ) of course when I returned it was still there, she was right ...
... going on (we later asked a gentleman who said that it was to celebrate 400 years since the shrine was founded - by his family in fact, i.e. Tokugawa i.e. the old shogun i.e. major Japanese aristocracy!) - walked to the Ganman-ga-fuchi abyss: a lovely shaded walk alongside the river with waterfalls en route and around 50 Narabi-jizo ...
On our bus to Kegon Falls, our tour guide, Marie, noticed a man putting on his jacket. She immediately interrupted her talk about the beauty of the falls, and asked him if he was cold. She looked genuinely concerned. This concern and care for other people is a trend I've noticed while in Japan. The tiny things -- the way they hand back your credit card with two hands, holding it like it ...
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