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... Deer Park, which hosts a number of shrines and temples, with the most famous being Todaiji. The rather large temple is famous for containing the largest bronze Buddha statue in Japan. With our lodging being conveniently located we were able to quickly set off and arrived at the park gates within 5 minutes.
One of the main activities in the park was interacting with the native deer. The park Deer could be seen frolicking peacefully among the trees ...
... not happy with Tina and screeched at her prompting her to jump away. Don't worry - I got the picture.
At 12:30, they started blasting "Infernal Galop" from the speaker system - which was apparently the signal that the monkeys were about to be fed. Because monkeys can cancan too? And so they mobbed the park keeper as he walked through the area throwing chestnuts everywhere. SO MUCH MONKEY. THEY WERE EVERYWHERE. We were worried we'd kick them by accident, but we managed ...
... estate of Okochi Denjiro an actor famous for samurai films. The garden was indeed very nice, especially after climbing up some of the stairways which offered a great eastward view over the city of Kyoto. Part of the 1000 yen fee covered a spot of tea and a hard biscuit at the tea house. Definitely can pass on that and instead cut the fee down to 500 yen to enter.
The next stop was Jojakkoji Temple which provided a gorgeous display of ...
... in the way Koki has taught me how. Then I was struck by the amazing view. I could see Kyoto down below, in a fog like haze with the sun shining down on it through the clouds. So beautiful! When I walked back home I decided to buy some dried fruit from one of the vendors along the street. There is some kind of market for ceramic goods along the street nearby so there was much to see and edibles to buy. ...
We tried to find Ponto-cho (the alley
way where geisha and geisha-in-training are often sighted) and
thought we had at one stage (it turned out we were one street off –
we found it just as we were leaving Kyoto). Anyway, we had an awesome
dinner at an Indonesian restaurant called Hati Hati. The waiter was
from Bundung and was happy to learn that Steph's background was
Indonesian. We had some delicious satay, ayam goreng ...