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鎌倉 Do not be Defeated by the Rain (or Surf)

In between visiting the great Buddha and Hase-Kannon Temple, we also checked out some of the smaller temples of Kamakura. Like many of the small temples I’ve visited, though the pictures are not as spectacular as the famous ones, their history reveals so much about the area I’m visiting. 615 more words


Ubud moments

Ubud, once there was a lot of rice fields surrounding ubud then came the movie eat, love,pray, and the rice fields became new hotels restaurants and ubud had its big boom. 106 more words

長谷観音 Treasure from the Tide

The temple I enjoyed most when I visited Tokyo, and possibly one of the most varied temples I’ve been to, was the Hase-Kannon temple (長谷観音). This temple was founded in 736, and is dedicated to Kannon, the favourite Bodhisattva of the Japanese. 832 more words


Tiger Temple, Krabi

Tiger Temple and Caves is outside Krabi towards the airport. We were coming from Ao Nang, so got a songtaew to Krabi bus station. We had read bits online about getting the airport bus to Big C and then walking the rest of the way but had read nothing about songtaews. 345 more words


Day 3 in Sangkhlaburi.....Religion

At sunrise their are groups of monks on the bridge heads. Locals are flocking down the hills to make merit by offering food then being blessed. 326 more words


Angkor - et vidunderligt vidunder!

Jeg er desværre gået hen og blevet lidt småsløj, så jeg orker ikke at skrive den helt lange roman i dag. Jeg har derfor lånt lidt information om Angkor fra nettet, så i ved hvad i kigger på, når i ser billeder :) 486 more words