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... their bucket list by all of 4 minutes. Like the woman who closed space mountain at Disneyland a week ago only seconds before we got to it, I secretly hope that the staff of the store at the top of Fushimi Inari develop a nasty infection in some part of their body that they really value, and that it drops off, rather painfully, as a result.
With nothing left to do but walk through the cemetary at the top of the hill in the fading light, ...
... everyone using them and they kept the rain off well so at least it
was just our trousers and shoes that got wet. We headed to
Arashiyama; famous for
it's bamboo gardens and monkey park. Unfortunately, the monkey park
was shut due to the heavy rain, but the walk up the raging river and
in the near by park was cool. The bamboo garden is a mass area too
with more temples and very cool to walk through; although the closet
you get to the bamboo is just within ...
A good nights sleep was had - maybe helped by the two gin and tonics in an irish bar (was mentioned in our Japan Rough Guide) the night before. No Japanese style breakfast this morning, just a nice normal swiss style breakfast bar, washed down with some tropicana orange juice! :) In the morning we headed to Fushimi-Inari Taisha where you walk through a 4km maze of "orange gates" aka torii ...
So today we left Hiroshima and caught a Shinkansen to Kyoto! This is so exciting and I love venturing into new cities however every new city means it is closer until this is all over. We caught the Shinkansen and sensei didn't have reserved seating so we had to rush to grab a seat otherwise we would be left standing for 2 hours! They are so fast and should be introduced to Australia! After that we arrived at the station and checked into our accommodation. This time I am staying in ...
As we walked through the area, we did see two Geisha, although they were
apprentices, which could only be determined by the position of a sash on their
robes. It was still an event to see one.
We had dinner at
Victor’s favorite Ram men noodle place.
The lady recognized us and knew what we wanted, except this time she
added some beef cubes to our noodle soup.
We slurped away. When we ...