Travel Blogs from Kyoto
... licked yet another Green tea ice cream cone. Since our hotel has no free breakfast, we found a French bakery in the train station and had quiche, chocolate croissant and cheesy bread with edamame and delicious café au lait.
Now, let me tell you about our hotel. It's the size of a walk-in closet in Texas. No joke. There is a tiny closet, a tiny desk, a tiny TV, a nook in the Wall holding a full bed, and the most mini bathroom you've ever seen. After ...
... s have already started the ceremony, there were two girls lovely dressed, face painted white and it will all be ok, if not rushed. We needed to quickly eat a sweet cake placed in front of us. The plate was a present, so we were urged to wrap it quickly - don't forget that the girls were still performing the tea ceremony! We got the tea to sip it quickly and were ask to leave, so the next group could enter the tea ceremony. I wouldn't call it a ceremony at all it was more like ...
Sunday 27th... we slept all night for the first time since we arrived in Japan!YEY!
We got the JR Nara line from Kyoto to Inari Station to see Fushiminari-tuisha Shrine, this shrine was nothing short of amazing, a must see if your going to Japan! We did not expect it to be as big and magnificent as it was. Thousands of orange pillars making up a huge tunnel right up to the top of a mountain in a forest of bamboo! We climbed thousands of steps ...
... more, after this you go into a part where it says Jurassic Park Staff Only and there is a lot of banging and noises combing from steel crates, suddenly above you just as you go under this crate drops, and stops just around 60 cm from your head. Everyone squeals, you then go into a dark place where you can see shadows of dinosaurs fighting. You then come up to a place where there is a sudden drop but it is only around 1 meter. Around 10 seconds after this you ...
... bags upstairs. The dorm is pretty nice, we’ve got something like our own little cave to live in!
We headed out for dinner after getting settled in and washed up........which is when we discovered a complete lack of ATMs that take foreign cards, which scuppered plans for a nice meal out since I only had 1000yen in my purse & nowhere really takes plastic for items less than 10,000yen. Apparently the Post Office the best place to go ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking