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Day 11: 23rd Sept – From Chanting and Cable Cars to Arcades and Action

We struggled to be up in time for the morning prayers so decided to just wait for the fire ceremony afterwards, which gave us an extra half an hour to wake up. This took place just outside the main entrance … Continue reading

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Day 9: 21st Sept – The Day I Had A Blonde Moment & Discovered I’m Terrified of Deer

Today was our last day in Kyoto and we planned to spend most of it in Nara. However, today was the day our plans went to dust a bit. Firstly we got on a bus destined for “Ginkakuji” (silver temple), … Continue reading

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Day 6: 18th Sept – The Shinkansen, The School Trip and The Spontaneous Picnic

Thanks to an impressive series of alarms we managed to wake up before 9am, throw any leftover stuff into suitcases and be at the checkout desk by 9:45. We were off to the subway station, suitcases in tow, in what … Continue reading

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