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Day out on the Wall

The weather behaved today and gave us a gloriously sunny day as we headed out for a morning on the Great Wall. We wanted to avoid the touristy Badaling section of the wall, densely crowded with battalions of tour groups … Continue reading

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>Day 15 Tokyo and home!

> Last day in Japan! Woke up to another great blue-sky day, which made me feel even more regretful that its my last in Japan. The buffet brekkie in the Villa Fontaine was really good value. It was packed with … Continue reading

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>Day 14 Miyajima and Tokyo

> Last day in Japan! Woke up to fogged up windows, a sea of scarlet and gold leaves across the road, the murmur of water, a great breakfast and regret. I felt sad to leave Auberge Watanabe after being so … Continue reading

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>Day 11 Koyasan and Osaka

> It was dark when I woke up, stumbling over sleeping bodies on the futon to shiver while getting dressed. While staying in a temple, it was only polite and respectful to try to participate in some form of temple … Continue reading

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>Day 10 Koyasan

> We left K’s House early to get breakfast at this little ramen joint near Kyoto station. This was very near the bridge where I thought I had left my book the day before. It was not far to walk … Continue reading

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>Day 9 Kyoto

> Let me say upfront that this is one of the worst days of the trip for me. At least, it ended like that.The day started out bright and sunny as we made our way via subway and bus to … Continue reading

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>Day 8 Kyoto

> We took the Thunderbird from Kanazawa station to Kyoto in the morning. Skimming past the shores of Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, the morning sun in my eyes, the lake was an endless stretch of silver water rimmed by … Continue reading

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