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... the roof was constructed. There was also some nice lacquerware used by the family during the years.
I thought these lovely little homes looked like the mini-gingerbread houses that I made last Christmas, complete with snow on the roof.
Once again the trip to the village was up through the mountains and Arthur was fascinated by the number of tunnels that we entered. On the way home, he counted the tunnels - we passed through 15 ...
... were very interested in Australia.
We then made our way to see some the Ryuzi Falls, but because of the icy conditions of the track, we got about halfway before we decided on discretion - especially me with my dicky hips! So we didn't see the entire waterfalls, which run down the slanted rock for about 210m. We saw only the middle and bottom parts.
We then hopped on the bus to the end of the line and enjoyed the ...
... having a mixture of chicken skewers, meatballs on skewers, with rice and noodles. There was also a very deliciious sauce. Washed down with Japanese tea - declicious!
A big surprise was that it started to snow as we made out way to the bus stop - absolutely freezing.
Our hotel is not in the town but up on the side of one of the mountains. I noticed they have an electric blanket - I wouldn't be surprised if that is used tonight!
... of the rides looked like they were built in the 80's and haven't been updated since.. okay I'll also say that a lot about the park was pretty impressive, Apparently this park was built as an exact replica of the original Californian park and is the second most visited theme park in the world. And you could tell.. the wait times for the rides were pretty bad considering it was freezing and raining all day long. that was until the end of the day when we managed to squeeze in like ...
... the buildings in a way not seen elsewhere in Japan, Within the temple grounds, there were numerous buildings to explore and marvel at:
- The five story pagoda which stood tall and bright red leaving it impossible to be missed.
- Yomeimon Gate: it was currently being renovated and covered up by scaffolding. We didn't get to see any of it, but saw photos. It looks grandiose and certainly makes a statement
- Storehouses: several ...