Tag: shrines and temples

Temple Hopping in Kyoto

Temple Hopping in Kyoto

[ 0 ] November 9, 2010 |

I know it’s crazy and sounds a little backwards, but I’ve been in Kyoto for 4 days and am just now getting time visit some of the well known temples and shrines.  The truth is you just can’t visit them all or you would go nuts running around this city, so I picked a few more »
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Shizouka Thoughts

Shizouka Thoughts

[ 2 ] January 7, 2010 |

It’s time to move to another destination and I’m up super early. It’s the first time this entire trip I’ve seen it rain and the air is extra fresh. As custom during this excursion, Miyumi met me at my killer hotel and walked me to the train station. Did I mention I had the top more »
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Fujisan – Mt. Fuji

Fujisan – Mt. Fuji

[ 0 ] January 7, 2010 |

I felt honored that the elusive Mt. Fuji (Fuji-san in Japanese) emerged throught he clouds as my train pulled into the city of Shizouka. It looks almost unreal as its snow capped top unveils itself from the clouds. Thank you universe. This mountain dominates the region west of Japan and climbing it has many sacred overtones. more »
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Kamakura Adventures

Kamakura Adventures

[ 0 ] January 7, 2010 |

I’m out of Tokyo and now in the town of Kamakura about a 2 hour train ride from the city. I’m teaching raw food here as well. On Christmas day I will be wowing students with a wealth of knowledge. This afternoon though is slotted for some sight-seeing with two students which I had met in more »
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Automated Japan

Automated Japan

[ 0 ] January 6, 2010 |

I think I mentioned that there’s a huge part of me that absolutely loves all the gadgets Japan has incorporated into its lifestyle. I’ve already mentioned my magic toilet right? The one which turns the light on for me, opens the lid, washes my butt, dries it, then flushes, close the lid and turns off more »
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Teaching Raw Food in Japan

Teaching Raw Food in Japan

[ 0 ] January 6, 2010 |

I can’t believe that over the holidays I had the opportunity of a lifetime: to teach raw foods in Japan, four cities in all. I had never been to Japan, never felt as compelled to go as I did this year. It was one of those invites that seemed to come out of the blue.
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