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Kyoto (Day 6 and 7) - eastern Kyoto

Back in Kyoto. I think a home is a place that you return to and thus the more you leave and then return to the city, the more the city feels like home. 782 more words


Five Days in Japan

Cinco días en Japón

 With just five days in Japan, it’s time to hustle. The wealth of offerings means there’s no shortage of customizable itineraries, but one that allows a look into both the traditional history and modern oddities of Japan is Osaka-Kyoto-Nara-Tokyo. 2,200 more words



The Sannenzaka is another popular street in Kyoto’s Higashiyama district, connected by steep stone steps to the Ninenzaka on the north and the Kiyomizu-dera leading Matsubara Street on the south. 31 more words


The Streets of Higashiyama

Walking tours are popular in Kyoto and I can think of at least two reasons why. First, Kyoto traffic can become really heavy, or at least not as free flowing compared to other Japanese cities. 66 more words


夏だ! Part 9

25th Aug 2013 – Day 10 – Around Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) area (Kyoto)

Although we had both visited Kiyomizu-dera a few years back, we decided to give it a go once again – this time round, not to the temple, but the area around it. 195 more words

Happy Times (^ - ^)

Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is one of the most popular destinations in Japan because of its rich history and for being one of the oldest metropolises in Japan.  Kyoto is all about its beautiful temples and shrines; of which most are located in scenic mountainous locations.  442 more words


Kyoto, Day 2: Kiyomizu-dera temple

After a looong sleep… 

Just kidding: the first night was TERRIBLE: I kept on waking up several times. Next day: Jetlag=1, Me=0

Anyway, no time for complaining! 169 more words