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... with the Golden pavillon, this was stunning. The pavillon is COMPLETELY covered in gold, INSIDE and OUTSIDE. It’s amazing, and it’s pretty. And it the pavilion is housing relics of the Buddha (Buddha's Ashes)!!!! What?!!!! Can you image that, Buddha’s ashes?? Philippe was opening his eyes like he couldn’t believe it.
We then went to a Zen Buddist temple and that was Philippe’s favourite, we stayed a long time, there was practically ...
... lots of people have been there to actually pray and enjoy some culture. It was quite nice to see what people do in their own free time in their own country, everyone seemed to be really having fun with their families. Rabbit Island is also home to a poison gas museum because from the late 1920s to the end of WW2 Japan was manufacturing a hell of a lot of chemical weapons there. It was so top secret that the island was removed from maps and at the end of the ...
... you would never know you were going 250 miles an hour. Trying to focus on the scenery up close, though, was impossible.
A half hour later we reached the Kyoto Station, hoisted our packs upon our backs and headed off to find the hotel we had booked a few months ago on agoda.com. The station was crowded, clean and orderly. An escalator took us to an underground shopping mall and the pedestrian underpass below a 4 lane ...
... charge your phone and I also noticed that Wi-fi was enabled on few trains. I never had to use it since I had my personal pocket wi-fi. As the train approaches the station, women in pink uniforms are ready to perform a quick clean before you board the train. Be prepared to board the train in few minutes as it doesn't stop too long in most stations.
Once the train pulls into Kyoto station, I was ready standing by the door along with all my baggage since you do not ...
... Saw a couple walking in front of me in traditional clothing so i asked them if i could take a picture of them. After that they also wanted a picture of me with them so now we both have someting to remember the moment by. :-) Actually quite a lot of people are in traditional clothing fromt young to old and everywhere around Kyoto. I will definitaly try to get some more pictures! After the climb and descent it was time to get back. Well it was only around ...
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