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Mount Misen - A Bit of Trek to Miyajima Island's Sacred Mountain

Instead of exploring first the Itsukushima Shrine, I decided to visit the Mount Misen because it seems that we need to spend more time in the mountain than in the shrine as I am expecting that there some part of the mountain that we may need to trek or climb. 1,005 more words


Itsukushima Shrine - Miyajima 

The Itsukushima Shrine is a Shinto shrine dating back to the 6th century. The buildings that you can view at present date back to the 16th century. 101 more words


Wordless Wednesday - Itsukushima Shrine

In mid-May, we travelled to Nara, Hiroshima and Osaka. A highlight of the trip was spending a night on Miyajima Island, best known as the home of the Itsukushima Shrine and its massive… 112 more words


Itsukushima Shrine - The Famous Floating Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine on our way to Mount Misen

Sori-bashi (Arched Bridge)

Tenjin Shrine

We descended Mount Misen past 5PM in the afternoon. Before we reach the Exit of the shrine, we had seen some part of the shrine from the outside such as Sori-bashi or Arched Bridge and Tenjin Shrine. 510 more words




One of the three most photographed places in Japan, and rightly so. Is the kind of place where you can’t stop taking almost the same picture over and over 150 more words


Hiroshima #2 - Rice Scoop with Carp Mascot (しゃもじ withカープ坊や)

WOW, long time no post! Sorry for seemingly abandoning the site… after coming back from my trip to Europe, I was both extremely busy with work, and waiting impatiently for the 8th set of postcards to come out. 232 more words


Moored Boat

Here’s a photo I took whilst on 厳島.
This was whilst I was walking to the Natural Botanic Garden (or possibly through it at this point, as a few months ago I found out that I was looking for it whilst in it as it starts on the road I was walking along and I didn’t realise this). 103 more words