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TravelPod Member ReviewsGion Hatanaka Kyoto
We had our own provate house keeper..who helped ans provided us with anything that we need. Lisa was her name. Very impress with thos hotel!9
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... she’s been a wonderful guide. She’s very knowledgeable and so patient and sweet. We have a farewell dinner with the entire group in the Gion district so we get another chance to enjoy the cobblestone streets and wooden buildings and even see a couple of Geiko’s walking through the streets. They are the geisha’s of the Kyoto region and known to walk very fast to avoid having their picture taken. Everyone on the tour is really nice and ...
... very sad to see us go. I heard from Yumi after getting home... apparently Shota was "lonely for three days"!! They had a long drive ahead of them and all the cleaning up when they get home yet they were reluctant to leave us. Finally we said goodbye and hugged with tears in our eyes and new memories to cherish.
Alone in the station with time on our hands I looked over to see a very nervous attendant. Made me giggle because I am sure Mayumi and ...
... orange tori Gates.....all up hill! in actual fact every temple and shrine,and there are lots, they are all up hill so another couple of days of lots of walking but some amazing sites and still lots of blossom.
I'm very behind with this blog,but sure you would rather see some photos, so will try to upload some, this app takes ages!
combination of too many late nights and out all day doesn't give me much ...
... or shrine which exemplifies the tradition and culture of Japan. Each shrine and temple is different to the last and so it's never boring to stop and spend some time looking around.
When we eventually reached Kiyomizu-dera, after having lunch in the arcade of shops leading up to the temple (shops in the area would sell products from wooden fans to tea sets) we spent a lot of time looking around. There are a lot of interesting aspects to Kiyomizu-dera including the loves ...
... our way to Kyoto main station from where we were to catch a tour bus to Nara, one of the ancient capitals of Japan.
After lunch we boarded our tour bus and found ourselves in a group of very large, very loud and very slow Americans. It made us realise why we probably will never do a bus tour holiday.
Arrived in Nara and what a lovely place that turned out to be. We stopped at ...