On the previous post we left the calm of Koyasan for Hiroshima. We arrived at the train station that the sky was still bright, so, once left our belongings in the hotel, we went for city tour. As we had planned to visit the Peace Memorial Museum the day after, we decided to go and… Continue reading Hiroshima
The futon was confortable and the room was warm. Sleep should have been easy. Sara slept like a rock, while thanks to my allergy I spent the night sneezing and abusing of Rinazina. As a result, when the time to wake up came, Sara jumped off the bed, ready to attend the morning prayer. I… Continue reading Koyasan by day
Kyoto is a wonderful city. Our 4 nights there were amazing, but today we are going to take a break from the hustle of big cities. We are going to Koyasan this afternoon! Since our train is at twelve, we went exploring just a bit more of Kyoto before leaving. After checking out from the Airbnb in… Continue reading Spiritual experience in Koyasan
Do you know that feeling when you are comfortable and warm under the blanket, while outside is raining and the weather channel forecasts more rain, wind and temperatures drop, and you don’t wanna leave the bed? Ok. That was us this morning! But we had a perfectly planned itinerary and could not avoid the fact… Continue reading Living Kyoto in Gold, Silver and Green.
It’s Nara time! We woke up early, and had a quick breakfast at home. We ate some fish (custard cream filled taiyaki) and our beloved Hachimitsu dorayaki. After just two big as hell coffees we were ready to rock! We took again advantage of our JR-Pass and headed to Nara with a local train. The trip was… Continue reading Nara: Temples, Deer, and Mochi
This morning we woke up late and we realised that we forgot to describe what happened yesterday after we arrived in Kyoto. After checking in our nice Airbnb in Gion we decided to go out and have dinner, since we’re always hungry as you already know from our previous posts. We walked around Gion and… Continue reading Kyoto: the Western Capital
The futon… A 4cm thick matress typically used in ryokan… We even used two because we were concerned by it’s comfortableness. Well, I can’t recall a better sleep in the last few years. Amazing. I just realised we didn’t post any picture of our room yesterday. Here they are in two configuration. Breakfast time! As… Continue reading Last day in Takayama