TripAdvisor Reviews Kameya Takatsuki
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... of deer. I promptly received a head butt to my back side and swiftly tried to dish out all the food so they had no reason to harass me further. There is nothing like being swarmed by a herd of hungry deer.
We continued wondering through the park to Todaiji temple, watching other unsuspecting tourists being harassed by the hungry deer as we passed. At the top of the stairs leading to the temple a deer waited on top bowing to tourists (he basically just ...
We woke up yesterday to our final breakfast in our ryokan. This was no less involved a meal than the previous ones, although this time all the dishes were brought out together. Or so we thought, Tina and I were trying to leave when the fruit plate was brought in! Too much food, but very delicious as always. We headed to the station at Gora to take our multi-part trip to Kyoto: first the local train down the mountain to Hakone-Yumata, then a local train ...
... the station is probably Kyoto's most famous sight -- the Fushimi-Inari-Taisha which comprises a seemingly endless arcade torii shrine gates spread out over a wooded hillside. Somewhat similar to the bamboo groves, you kind of have to be here to really appreciate the vibe as pictures don't really do it justice. We enjoyed wandering around the complex taking pictures, but opted against the 4km hike all the way to the top of the hill.
Saturday, August 3rd: Today me and Koki went to Kyoto studio park. We had really nice weather, not too hot and it did not rain for once. At the park we saw a show with an Edo salesman promoting frog oil. Even though I did not understand much I really enjoyed it and Koki helped me get the general idea of what he was saying. Later we also watched a ninja show. There too I did not understand much, but it was still really cool and entertaining. Walking around in the park was ...
... interesting photos and sample some dried
We raced back to Skype our families at
around 4pm and then headed out for dinner. Found this great place for
dinner in a little alley off Shijo street. We had deep fried oysters,
teppanyaki chicken skewers, deep fried brie cheese on skewers, some
delicious plum wine with fresh squeezed grape fruit juice and
fantastic fried chicken. We had this little booth all to ourselves
with a privacy ...