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... her rain jacket to cover her shoulders. Now we were in the mountains, but it was still very warm. She was sweating in that jacket!!!! The longer we were in the temple, the hotter she got.
Now the band was staring. This must be the start of the ceremony. People were getting bolder by moving closer to the entrance of the shrine. I quickly got on the floor next to the closest pillar and started to take pictures. Several people came in to make offerings. We ...
... one was getting off, and we found ourselves migrating down the centre isle without even realising. I tell you, never before has my job come in so useful! Trust me those kettlebell swings and push-ups meant I was able to cling to the nearest railing, above my head, sometimes on tip toe, whilst quite literally being flung from one side to the other as each bend was taken without any reduction in g-force, for the entire journey. It ...
... what I espected by "the cultural capital". The air and noise pollution were overwhelming, the streets were packed. Exhausted I arrived to my (jail like) hotel room and wondered how I was going to stay here for even a day! Met my French neighbor Jean-luc and spent the afternoon wandering. Found a cool looking temple with some " monks" that over eagerly have us a tour, and performed some weird blessing ceremony with chanting and an orange string bracelet for each of us, then had ...
... a relic - a Buddha tooth. I have also been to a Buddha tooth temple in Singapore. And a Buddha hair temple in Burma. People liked to take things from the Buddha!! This temple was built in 1595, but large parts rebuilt after the bomb. Again a rather pricy 1,000rp (£5) to get in. You have to take your shoes off - the floor is burning hot! Up the entrance stairs and the ceiling of the entrance hall is covered in lovely colourful paintings. The first corridor is also ...