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Snow Days in Kyoto

Late December and early January were really cold throughout Japan. On New Year’s Day, there was a huge snowstorm across the country! As a Southern Californian who never had any real experience with snow, I was absolutely pumped to be out playing in the snow. 396 more words


[Temple] Kinkakuji temple (Rokuonji temple)

Located in the Kinugasa of Kyoto, golden temple, Kinkaku-ji temple (Temple of the Golden Pavilion).

Its formal name is Rokuon-ji temple.

Rokuon-ji is temple of the Rinzai sect Shōkoku-ji school in Kyoto city north district. 92 more words


Temples and food, life's necessities

I’m sorry if this blog turns into one massive mess of temples and food. I can’t help it… Here is the first picture dump, I’ll label and explain bits as I go…. 82 more words


Majestic Views of Snowy Kinkakuji in Kyoto

For those who are “lucky” enough to see snow while visiting Kyoto, find warm clothes and go to Kinkakuji Temple.
This majestic scenery, which rarely happens, never lets people down. 52 more words


Kyoto in a day

After a mysterious 3-month hiatus…I am back.

If you only have a day to spend in the city of Kyoto, one thing that comes in handy is the  202 more words