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A Taste of Japan: Nighttime Shrines

I only have a few more of these highlights before I get into the real meat of our trip.  This week has understandably been busy catching up from our vacation and preparing for another over Thanksgiving.   281 more words


Where Gods Dwell & Deer Call Your Name

Just a quick little share from today. My husband is in Japan for the week visiting me (yes, it is like Christmas; I’m on cloud 9), and so he came to Hiroshima with me. 86 more words


Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Shrine, Golden Pavillion

Day 3 was our last morning in Kyoto and we made sure we woke up early to see the orange (some see it as vermillion) spectacle and serenity of… 445 more words


Wandering About: Kyoto to Tokyo 2015

Quick post today people… Hello!!! I’ve arrived at Tokyo. But before we got on the train, we went to Fushimi Inari Shrine in the morning. You all know the shrine, it’s the one featured in… 160 more words

Wandering About

Lost and Found 7000km away

No doubt, the 2011 tsunami was devastating and Japan was amongst the many countries that were severely affected. However four years on and an unusual tsunami related story has been reported…Parts of a Japanese shrine gate known as ‘Torii’ ‘鳥居(とりい)’which was destroyed during the tsunami have found their way across the Pacific Ocean, in the costal state of Oregon, USA! 126 more words