Yado Hanaya Tokubei
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... ryori, traditional Buddhist cuisine (i.e. vegetarian) so various forms of pickled vegetables and protein that has been ground then given a form (for example sesame tofu = like really solid yoghurt with a dollop of wasabi on top and soy sauce on the bottom) and we reeeeally didn't enjoy it! WE LOVED: - the peace of the small mountain town - watching everyone else's faces in the dining room as they tasted the different ...
... sleep, rejuvenated to tackle a day of exploration in Nara. We all met in the morning to discuss our plans for the day over a Japanese breakfast prepared by the hostel owner Junko. Similar to Nobokus traditional dinner, each component of the dish was served on an individual plate. Home grown rice cooked by the owner’s husband was covered to seal in the warmth with red beans added for extra flavouring. The amazing 300 yen breakfast was amazing but it did ...
... was having flashbacks to my time teaching here. Todaiji temple was fun, both kids crawled through pillar for luck (video of Dominic didn't work) and wouldn't believe that Alicia could have fit twenty years ago. Guess we'll all just have to come back next year to prove it to them (start your diet now Alicia). Walked to top of temple grounds for sweeping panorama of Nara, and then headed back towards station for a nice late lunch. Kids and Malinee showed their true ...
I used my JR rail pass for the first time for a day trip out to Nara. Apparently this used to be the capital way back but the main attraction here is the huge Buddha and the massive hall that encloses it. It's situated in a park full of small deer that you can buy feed for. The deer were tiny and everywhere. It was a pretty pleasant stroll around the gardens and temples ...
... was carrying water).
Then we saw a giant Buddha statue.
Angkor Wat (Use to be a Hindu temple and
now is a Buddhist temple, they keep switching their religions when there was a
Next we saw smaller temple that had statues
that looked like a seven headed snake.
After we did that we went to another ...