If you are in Kyoto for more than a couple of days, you should find some time to get to Fushimi Inari-taisha. There is a temple complex near the station, but as you wind your way up one of the mountain park paths you can see an amazing Shinto Shrine – the head shrine of Inari. 637 more words
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Leaving Patmos was no easier than the last time, but at least we had the company of friends to look forward to.
We had been to the supermarket to buy breakfast which we intended to eat on the ferry to Leros, but as we had bought tickets for the Flying Dolphin, we quickly realised that there was no way that we could sit down to eat nor drink anything while on that boat. 1,134 more words
Nothing gets me in a better mood at the start of a new school year than attending a conference in a beautiful city I have never visited before. 670 more words