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World Trip 2015: Day 26 – Kyoto, Japan

Tuesday 12 may 2015 Highlights: Tea Ceremony, Ninja Show, Golden Pavilion. Well the forecasters were right today was rain with more rain.  Luckily the hotel provided umbrellas for those that need it otherwise I would have drowned.  First up was … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 25 – Hiroshima to Kyoto, Japan

Monday 11 May 2015 Highlights:  Shrine Gates at Fushimi Inari-Taisha, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Sushi train. An early morning start leaving our hotel in Hiroshima for Kyoto that include two trains the first was about 1 hour 30 minutes to Osaka and then … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 24 – Hiroshima and Miyajima Island, Japan

Sunday 10 May 2015 Highlights:  Shukkeien Garden, Miyajima Island Hike, Okonomiyaki dinner at Atom Restaurant. About half our group enjoyed the optional activity of a visit to the Shukkeien Garden a short walk from the hotel.  The garden was tranquil having a … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 23 – Koyasan to Hiroshima, Japan

Saturday 9 May 2015 Highlights:  Morning Prayers, Burning Ceremony, Monument to the Children, Hiroshima Peace Museum After a night sleeping on the relatively comfortable thin mattress on the floor it was an early morning wake up to join the monks in … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 22 – Osaka to Koyasan, Japan

Friday 8 May 2015 Highlights:  Karukayado Monastery, Konpon Daito Temple, Konkobuji Temple,  Oku-no-in Cemetery, Meditation with a monk. Today we moved to Koyasan, taking at number of trains, buses and a funicular to get to the height of the mountain. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2015: Day 21 – Osaka, Japan

Thursday 7 May 2015 Highlights: Osaka Castle Today begins my next G Adventure tour, Japan Expess: Osaka to Tokyo.  So this meant checking out of my single room and into a twin that I will later be sharing with Alexander Taplin for the … Continue reading

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