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A Capital Time in Kyōto

I asked one of my friends in Hong Kong if there was anything he wanted me to bring him back as a gift from Japan — thinking perhaps he’d ask for some whiskey or a funky trinket or something — and he said to just bring back a good story of my adventures to tell him. 795 more words


Neighboring shrine

Munetada Shrine

This shrine is just around the cornet, it is small but still beautiful, even in a rainy day. It had a lot of statues with funny faces and wonderful path of Torii. 45 more words

Day 4: Kyoto - Part 2


Tempat pertama yang saya kunjungi yaitu Kinkakujimae. Dari Hostel saya menggunakan Kyoto City Bus nomor 205. Berbeda dengan naik bis di negara-negara lain yang umumnya naik dari depan dan turun dari belakang, di Kyoto ini kita harus naik dari belakang dan turun di depan. 814 more words


Kyoto (day 2)

This was our last day in Osaka and normally we were going to visit a museum in Osaka about oriental ceramics, but since it was closed for renovation, we decided to head back to Kyoto.And since the day before we didn’t get to visit Fushimi Inari (Michelle Obama’s fault), we went that day! 229 more words


Itsukushima Shrine

A beautiful shrine built on piers above the Hiroshima bay. Its original construction began in the 6th century, according to Wiki. In front of the main shrine lies an enormous torii gate, standing by itself in the bay’s clear waters, approachable by foot during low tides. 9 more words