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MM 2-17: Monochrome Madness and the letter K

Leanne has suggested that the letter “K” be the theme for Monochrome Madness 2-17. So, let’s see, where have we been that starts with the letter K? 193 more words


We May Not be Lucky People

Kyoto is known for its plethora of shrines and temples, where people travel from all over the world come to offer prayers and be blessed with good luck. 312 more words


Japan, Day Six: Temple Run Kyoto Edition

Thursday was the day we had set aside for visiting Kyoto. It wasn’t part of the original itinerary, but I did my research beforehand and knew, vaguely, where we were going. 422 more words

Japan 2015

A Magical Mountainside Temple

Kyoto’s wealth of temples and shrines makes it difficult to choose a favourite.

Difficult, but not impossible – mine was, undoubtedly, the Kiyomizu-dera Temple. 685 more words

Yuya (熊野)

Contributed by David Surtasky

Yuya (熊野)

a third category play by an unknown author

Quite some time ago in Kyoto lived a samurai named Taira no Munemori. 1,901 more words

Noh Plays

Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) in winter

Was visiting Kyoto earlier this year during the winter and Kiyomizu-dera is a destination I’m really looking forward to for that trip.

We took a bus from Kyoto station, bus 100 if I remember correctly. 102 more words


Kiyomizu dera

This photo was taken during September. Hopefully in the future would have other seasons in my collection!