Hi everyone We`re now in Kyoto - made famous due to the abundance of temples and shrines (there are over 2000!) What an amazing place. We`ve had a great time exploring just a sample of them and have found some real gems. Our favourites have been the glamourous Golden Pavillion and the tranquil Ryoanji temple. The latter features a Zen garden (see photos) from which you are supposed to take many meanings. We sat there for a while and didn`t come up with m...
A and J World Trip
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Hi everybody. Greetings from Tokyo! 2 days into WT and we`re having a great time. This is an amazing city and a great place to start. People are lovely and want to help (or just randomly chat away at us in Japanese!). We`re staying in a Japanese style hostel which is really nice - beds on the floor, no shoes past the doorway, gentle pipe music and kimonos for general drifting about (see photos). Have had fun adventuring and trying new things all in th...