Station Ryokan Seiki
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The Ginkaku-ji ground tour follows a similar formula to the Golden Pavilion. The pathway walks you past the pavilion, and around the zen sand garden, then through the grounds and up a hill behind the pavilion, before leading you through a bunch of trinket sellers, and out the gates. I'll admit there are far less trinket sellers at Ginkaku-ji than there was at Kinkaku-ji, and they're easier to avoid at the latter pavilion, ...
... Karaoke with a 70 year old drinking shochu and saw groups of a similar age scaling mountains!), it's incredibly beautiful and its food is amongst the best I have ever eaten.
I love Japan.
too many to mention but Japan has arguably the greatest transport network in the world: lightning fast, precision timetabling and impeccably clean.......seriously, even the kids carry Shinkansen toys.....these trains rule and are a dream to travel ...
... of toriis and had no idea what we had gotten ourselves into. The giant toriis were beautiful beyond words. We began what we thought was a short walk though the torii gates only to find ourselves going steadily uphill. The walk was gorgeous and mixed in the the torii gates were statues of foxes. Several times we found ourselves just standing in the middle of the gates staring in amazement. The toriis lined a path up a mountain, which somehow felt like it was uphill even when we ...
... to wait about half an hour to get a seat.
After that Mrs Arakawa picked me and Ryuichi (one of the ISAO students) up to go to my new apartment.
My home for the next three months is great - It is way more than I expected ! I even have a bathtub and a washing machine. After dropping of my luggage and setting up the internet Ryuichi explained the several buttons and remote controls I had in my little apartment. Most importantly the remote control for the air conditioning ...
... tree- wrong time of year for blossom, but still a nice tree! Whilst sat watching a dog in a dress in a buggy, an old japanese carpenter came and talked to us so that he could practice his English... what a nice chap. Claire had a green tea ice cream- it seems green Tea is a hot favourite amongs the japanese taste buds they flavour everything with it, including green tea kit-kats.
From here we headed to Ginkaku-ji perhaps Japans most beautiful garden. It ...