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Japan’s Resorts, Hotel, Capsules and Hostels

When we started planning this trip with R & L we were advised by a tour guide living in Kyoto that we would be in Japan near the busy season and should book all our accommodation in advance. At one … Continue reading

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Toilets Again?

Toilet installment number 5 (maybe). I have seen this several times but it just dawned on me today that I have not mentioned it. On some toilets the lid of the tank is a basin. The fill water tube is … Continue reading

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The Senses of Japan

Japan is not just about the visual. All my senses are engaged as we travel. We smell soy sauce each time we pass the corner shop near our hotel in Kyoto and the aroma intrigues us. They are brewing the … Continue reading

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Koyasan

First a taxi, then a fast train, then a slow train, then a train that gets split in two part way through the journey, then an inclined train and finally a bus. This is what it took for us to … Continue reading

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