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Discovering Kyoto – Nijo Castle, Nishiki Market & Kiyomizu-dera temple

In 2014 we visited japan with Jeff’s parents and a group tour.

It was a nice introduction to the country but it was just that – a brief overview of a very interesting country. 517 more words


Temples and Shrines

Kyoto is a city brimming with temples and shrines. They dot the cityscape, sometimes standing alone in stately grandeur, sometimes in between modern concrete buildings, sandwiched between apartment blocks, around the corner from a busy street teeming with traffic. 35 more words


Japan Trip: Day 2

After the Pre-Trip and Day 1 posts that don’t really qualify as travelogues given that they we’re basically just me narrating planning and traveling, let’s finally start off the first “actual” post of this series with… More traveling. 2,581 more words

The acceptance email

About a month ago now, I decided that it was time for a change in my university lifestyle. Not to say that I don’t travel enough, because I certainly do. 135 more words


Kyoto & temples

After farewelling the family at breakfast, it was back to traveling solo and I knew this was probably my last travel stint in my 2+ years of travelling the world. 2,281 more words