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Today we left Kyoto for Tsumago. This is again a more distant village that requires different modes of transportation to reach. We chose to take the Shinkansen Hikari to Nagano, because it’s a
Today we promised ourselves to visit some famous sites in Kyoto and fill up some more of our goshuin cho (sacred stamp book). But first our stomach requires more attention then our soul, so
Around noon, we arrived at Kyoto station. We didn’t have much time to spend here as we arranged to go to a kimono meeting in Gion corner. This is a kind of cultural meeting
After a journey of 5 hours with different modes of transport (bus, cable car, train, subway, train again and shuttle bus) we arrive at Tsutaya Ryokan in the onsen town Kinosaki. This village is
After sleeping very well at the temple (you only hear the sounds of the wind and the rain, nothing else) it was time to get up for the morning prayers.
Together with the other
Today we left from Osaka to a temple in Koyasan for a couple of nights.
Koyasan is a mountain village that can only be reached by a combination of train, cable car and bus. The
After sleeping off the jet-lag, we took of around 9:30 AM for our second day in Osaka. We didn’t really have a plan, but we walked to Osaka station.
Arriving here, we first went
Exhausting, packing is quite an ordeal, the thin line between packing too much and packing too little, not sleeping afterwards caused by the excitement and then on top of all that, a jet-lag. The
After 6 long years it’s finally time for out next japan trip
With our previous group tour we already saw and experienced many famous cities and sights in Japan, so it became harder for