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Take a Walk Through the Torii at the Fushimi-Inari Shrine

I woke early that morning.  My plan was to go to the ancient Fushimi-Inari Shrine and I wanted to beat the crowds.  The earliest structures at Fushimi-Inari were built in 711 and the main structure in 1499.   580 more words


Kyoto | 京都市

The old capital and a destination for Japanese history buffs.  More shrines per block than you can shake a stick at.  But that wasn’t the only thing this town has to offer. 256 more words


Arigatou Gozaimashita, Japan

Our next stop in Japan was Kyoto, but before we left Hiroshima we decided to do a quick morning hike near the guest house. According to Kengo, this hike led to the best view of Hiroshima. 862 more words