- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... theme park based on Japan's edo period between 1603 and 1868. It has wandering geisha's and samurai in a classic setting to make you feel like you are walking through a street of Japan a couple of centuries ago.
It was pretty cool. We arrived fairly late after grabbing some lunch at Cafe Byron Bay, which was an adorable Australian themed cafe in the heart of Asakusa, and we eventually got to Nikko in the late afternoon, I really enjoyed it, and wish we had more time ...
... of the road over the river. Onwards from that was the Toshogu Shrine, one of the most decorated in all of Japan. It was really special to visit it as it was very beautiful. we must of walked around for a couple of hours before leaving and by then there wasn't much time left in nikko so we filled it with a little wander around the old towns back streets and a eating some matcha (green tea) ice cream.
... people from a Japanese TV channel who asked me some questions about what I was up to in Japan and got me to try the shrines famous task of throwing a stone through a hole in the archway to gain good luck. I failed obviously. But still I'll be popping up on a Japanese TV screen near you soon! I'm now selling autographs at 20 quid a pop if anyone wants one before they go up in value now I'm a celeb! The site of nikko wasn't actually that large and therefore I had ...
... easy to find professional quality images of such locations on the internet. Instead I prefer to capture scenes that evoke something of the mood that permeates a place. The two Geishas going for a walk on the iconic Shinkyo bridge was a lucky coincidence. I didn't intend to shoot the bridge until I saw these ladies beside the road, and jumped off at the next bus stop. Autumn suits this ...
The countryside may suit some, like for example, bears, but I don't think it's for me. I've been awake the last 90 minutes thanks to a snorer in the bunk next to mine. Missed the Russian GP due to the wifi..... I'll forego the second night here and head back to ...