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Temple Colors

It is very cold in Japan at the moment with snow falling heavily in many parts of the country. Back in summer when I visited Arashiyama, it was all blue skies and warm weather. Visiting the gardens and Temples of Japan, the strong…

Suzumushi Temple

I visited Suzumushi Temple in Arashiyama, Kyoto in Summer and enjoyed the speech given by the monks there. It was not a large Temple and the grounds were not extensive, but many people were queued up to get inside and the monks prepared tea…

Arashiyama, Kyoto

A beautiful sunny day in Arashiyama by the water. Arashiyama is a great place to take a day trip from central Kyoto and enjoy the mountains and Temples in the area. On the weekend many families are out walking along the river.

Bamboo Walk in Arashiyama

This is the bamboo walk in Arashiyama, from a photo earlier in the year. It is getting close to the end of the year and the weather is getting a little bit colder. It is always good to see the reports on the news of first snow falls…

Togetsukyo Bridge, Kyoto

Although the Autumn colors had almost fallen away from the trees, I took a short trip to Arashiyama, Kyoto. Arashiyama is a great place to visit to see some of Japan's old style temples and beautiful country scenery. On the list to…