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... particularly the older generations embrace both Buddhism and the ancient Shinto religion. Buddhism deals with the past and Shinto, the present and future. She went on to explain the differences in the worship and the times they use both. She certainly made it very interesting and at times humorous like she said that on about December 24th they all become Christian so to reap the benefits of the Christmas spirit and the children get gifts from Santa Claus. ...
... of Kyoto for a day trip. It took us about 50 minutes by train. Right few meters around the station, we arrived Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. I called it "Fox Shrine" regarded from various fox sculptures situated along the path up to the hill. This path covered by red gates (as polls) with craving alphabets on each poll, if i'm not wrong, it's more than 1,000 wooden gates line up. Many business locals donate small gates and place them along the hill. ...
Osaka, Japan – 7th March 2013
We sailed into Osaka early morning to find the London Eye outside our bedroom window! We were in for a very long day. Up at 5.00 am a quick cuppa and cereal and then join the queue for Japanese immigration. This was due to start at 7.00 am and true to form the Carr's were in line at 6.40 am, but lo and behold there were at least 100 people before us! ...
... to remind each other to bring the camera so Sam and Stafania offered to go back and get it while we ate and toured the mall. We kept saying we could go back and get it but Stafania said no and wouldn't let us. So sweet. So we ate at the food court. We had a dish with rice, pork and teriyaki with mayo and veggies on top. We ate the whole thing so fast, it was marvelous! The only downside was that the food court was so humid with no air circulation and I already ...
... of Oktoberfest on the pier. Oktoberfest in April? Only in Japan. German
food and beer were being promoted in a beer garden atmosphere. Inside the rail station were a variety of
international shops. At a French bakery
we bought hot dogs wrapped in pastry. A
hula demonstration was going on in another store to promote Hawaii tourism.
We visited a local Temple and walked around the town. Kobe was quiet ...