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... flushing toilets, but no water means no flush! She resorted to going to a local school and taking buckets of water back to be able to flush. Our next stop was the Sake brewery museum where we watched a short video about the ancient process of making and brewing the sake and then we went on a self guided tour of the old brewery. No English here so we had to figure it all out for ourselves. It's very well depicted but you definitely need to be Japanese to ...
Today was fabulous! The weather was perfect. A van drove us to Arashiyama where we took walking tours of two of the most beautiful gardens in this region of Japan. We drove through a bamboo forest and arrived at Okochi-Sanso, a lovely garden located on top of a hill. This was the home of a Japanese movie star when talkies started. He certainly knew how to live and spent his money creating gorgeous Zen gardens with a home, tea house and meditation areas. One of ...
We arrived in Kyoto, went to the wrong guesthouse, then found our guest house and realised that the man who runs it (Kobioshi) is the nicest human we have ever met and we want him to travel with us everywhere!
This is the Golden Temple, very famous in Kyoto. As soon as you see it you're a little taken back as it's so beautiful and in immaculate condition for something that was build in the ...
... at Kyoto Gakuen(Kyoto’s number one Judo High school), which is a very intense training lasting anywhere between 3 – 4 hours. I find these weekend trainings particularly beneficial as the variation in the High School students’ style makes me have to think on my feet a lot and adapt to the various techniques.
I’ve found the daily onsens and ...
... There was not a sea of humanity like we’d
seen in Osaka and Kyoto. This
seemed like a small town having just 1.5 million residents. There was traffic, but not much. People walked the wide sidewalks, but it was
not even close to being crowded. The
pace was slower and calmer. Flowers were
in bloom and the streets were spotless.
Compared to those other mega-cities, Kobe was a retirement community. And of ...