After a long day of meetings we slipped off to visit Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavilion. It is, perhaps, one of the most iconic places in Kyoto and one that I’d seen numerous great photos of in the past. Continue reading
Perhaps you thought I was kidding when I said there was a temple or shrine every 500 feet on the Philosopher’s Walk? Check out this sign post for proof! We continued our stroll visiting most of the shrines along the way.
I spent another week in Japan in early August. the first morning we were in Kyoto we wandered the Philosopher’s Walk, a mile long path on the eastern side of the city. The trail skirts the hills and has a shrine or temple nearly every 500 feet. Continue reading
There’s generally been a “warming up” period when they visit as she gets used to someone other than Mommy and Daddy tromping around the house and wanting to play with her. Not so this visit. Continue reading