Kumano Nachi Taisha is one of the three famous temples in the Wakayama region, home to the Kumano Kudo trail. Since there are far too many temples in Japan to list, I’ve chosen to write about Kumano Nachi Taisha as this temple had some of my most memorable moments, maybe because I had just finishedContinue reading “Kumano Nachi Taisha-The temple of your dreams”
While exploring Kyoto, the first capital of Japan, I received a text message from someone I had met in Tokyo almost a week earlier, asking if I would like to join them in exploring a little village she had discovered called Gujo. Neither one of us had heard anything about this village, but we hadContinue reading “Gujo-A story book village in japan”
Dotonbori-Street Food in Japan!
After eating way too many mochis (I’ll admit, I don’t even know how many I had!) I decided to head off to the park to find the legendary deer of Nara. Just before getting into the park, I saw a sign saying “deer cracker and food,” so I figured I would stop and get some.Continue reading “Nara-Land of the Deer”
Eat With the locals at a izakaya