TripAdvisor Reviews Okajin Nikko
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... a golden statue of a politician, Sugawara Michizane, who was a high ranking politician some 1,100 years ago. He was highly respected and admired for his pureness of heart and his integrity. I did idly wonder whether we will see a similar statue in the image of our Tony A, complete with life saving cap and budgie smugglers, or perhaps in lycra - food for thought?
Tomorrow we go back to Tokyo and then onto Takayama.
... br> To be honest, we weren't keen at first glance and there seemed to be a million steps going up and we were both feeling a bit tired. However, we decided to go up the steps, and the ones after that, and the ones after that, and I'm glad we did, because it was a really lovely temple.
In particular, the beautiful Kara-Mon gate covered in gold leaf was very impressive. Beneath the gables there was a depiction of a white crane and white ...
... think another visit is on the cards for next time.
In the pictures you'll see Ben hangin with Tofu girl and piglet in the charming 'Cafe Byron Bay'. Inspired by the well known Australian alternative/surfer/holiday hotspot. The owner is a lovely Japanese girl who lived there for a year and decided to make a cafe in Asakusa Tokyo with the Aussie Coastal hippy theme, and also offers 'Melbourne style coffee' as she lived there for 3 months as well. Serves ...
... to say, we were freezing!! But we made the most of it and ventured on with out sight seeing!
When we arrived, it was just about lunch time. Oddly enough, the whole town seemed like it had shut down for the day. We guesstimated that its just the time of year, limited tourism in Nikko because of the weather. The further we walked in the direction of the attractions, the most deserted and unpopulated the town felt. We saw tourists mingling ...
... br> D'abord visite d'un site ancien, expo de pas mal de vaisselle très ancienne, souvent datant de 1600.
Un petit bout d'histoire du Japon.
Ensuite direction le parc de fleurs où devait se trouver le festival des roses... Mais je suis tard dans la saison, quasi plus de roses.
Mais le but était aussi de voir les illuminations.
Donc on mange un bout en attendant, les takoyaki sont pas mauvais, ...