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Our journey added yet another dimension upwards into the mountains north of a Tokyo. The quaint temples of Kyoto have been swapped for stunning panoramic views of lakes, waterfalls and distant views of multi layered far away mountain ranges.
This part of the trip for me has been bliss, as the temperature and humidity has dropped making it that much fresher up high. It's a much needed breath of air to what has been a series of ...
In our third day in Japan, our group took a two hour bus trip from our home base of Mashiko to the city of Nikko Japan.
Nikko is in the mountains, and we were over 4,000 ft above sea level by the time we reached our destination. It was a long, winding trip as we cut through the mountainside.
Although there are many sites ...
... and me out of breath). Then I took the other direction back to the park which was even more rugged and I had to basically watch every step. It was so much fun jumping from rock to rock, my own live video game. Guys who I passed on my way back? The monks! They didn't already to find it as amusing as I did. The second hike went first through part of town to the river and across. It brought me to Kanmangafuchi Abyss. I passed Rob again! This was a ...
I arrived in Nikko and it appeared the weather was on my side for a change as it was clear blue skies as I headed to the famous temple and shrine area, Nikko although again quite touristy and more busy than normal due to the festival had a nice feel to it and it made for a pleasant walk around the very impressive decorated structures in the main Toshogu temple area, many sights including the infamous three monkey carvings, hear no evil, speak no ...
... 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 ...
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