Hotel Sunroute Kyoto
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convenient .... a bus ride away from the station but between there and the places you want to see .... many restaurants within easy walking distance.
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... houses now converted to restaurants. Maki said it is an exciting and atmospheric street but it was a bit quiet on a cold night in December. I would like to visit again in Spring or Summer. Back at the Ryokan Maki and Keiko headed for the Public bath while Katie and I washed in the room and then gratefully settled down to bed exhausted. While we were out the Ryokan staff had cleared away dinner and put out our futons. We settled down for a good ...
... my toiletries and set out towards the bathroom to freshen up and prepare for the day. There is some routine involved for me, but at least I don’t wear makeup, so I’ve got that going for me.
Before I can run back up the stairs to drop the stuff I won’t be needing for the rest of the day, Akemi asks me if I want breakfast. I nod a vigorous yes, even though I was planning to have some together with Amy and Reena. It won’t hurt to eat a ...
... and the food was served on a hot plate incorporated in the table. The following morning we went to Sanjusangendo Temple, founded in the twelfth century, which contains 1,001 hand carved statues of Kannon, the goddess of mercy. All bar one are exactly the same size (6 feet tall). In the centre sits a large wooden statue of the 1000-armed Senju Kannon (11 feet tall), an amazing sight, but unfortunately ...
... walk around the palace when usually you can only get there with a guide. We couldn't enter the buildings though which was too bad. Today would be the last day where I'm hanging around with Max since he's leaving Kyoto. He really wanted to experience a Japanese tea ceremony. We found this adres but when we got there, they didn't have any room left for three more people. ****. But after some research and a phonecall at a random restaurant, we ...
... photography and I got to try out my new 55-200 lens I bought recently. It is however quite a hassle to shift between the lenses all the time so I understand why professional photographers often have several cameras ready at the same time instead.
As it got dark we headed back home to have a luxury dinner consisting of tacos and tortillas. Over here it really is a luxury. Meat and vegetables are quite expensive ...