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... Museum. Sadly much like many other things in Japan it was undergoing renovation but unlike the Tokyo National Museum it didn't really have much available and we ended up not going in. But we did stop at the cafe just outside the museum which was yummy, they had an AMAZING soup that we were tempted to order more of.
After that we went to go to Fushimi Inari Shrine which is the shrine that has ...
6 weeks into my stay in Japan and the reality of the
language barrier and the foreignness of the culture here has begun to sink in a
bit. At times it really is difficult and at times frustrating (especially when
knackered) navigating my way through the day with hand gestures, a few English
words and what little Japanese I know. The training itself has been top notch
though, the University I ...
... nature, il fallait que ça soit au Japon et en plus je n'ai pas apporté mon kit de macrophotographie. Ce n’est pas grave, je vais m'en souvenir avec des photos normales.
Après cette rencontre inusitée, je suis entré dans le sentier qui est un chemin dans une bambouseraie. C'est un sentier qui a de chaque côté des bambous gigantesques. Mettons que c'était humide dans le sentier.
Lorsque sortie du sentier ...
... closed and gave a village like calm, something that would vanish as the crowds arrived and business started. A short visit to a Japanese garden was also in our plans and we had chosen the Murin-an garden. A simple, yet natural garden designed to imitate nature as whole in a smaller scale with a river, forests and meadows. The next temple was Heian-jingu. An impressive temple in its own right, but the draw was its gardens. Four gardens, each showcasing one type ...
... the boot and 4, larger than standard Japanese, occupants. Complete with lace headrests and an old guy who spoke no English who thought that volume would assist our Japanese comprehension. Anyway he bought us to Terrazze, on the hill near a temple, that we will visit today.
We were met at our house by a young French woman who works for the company that owns the house. She speaks English, Spanish, French ...