Day two of our trip to Kyoto started off wet. The rain was nice while we slept but once we woke up we realized we had to figure out how to get to the car in the rain with all our luggage. We decided to put it off until after breakfast with the hopes that the rain would eventually stop. We found a cool little bakery that was underground at a mall near the hostel. I really enjoyed the pastries that we had.
Jeremy and I were heading to Kyoto the day after the big earthquake with our friends, Stephanie and Anthony. We were all excited to explore a new part of Japan. My main reason of going was to see Geisha and some of the temples in Kyoto. We were only going to spend the night in Kyoto and come back the next day, so we had a lot to squeeze in a short amount of time.
Y'all have probably already heard about the Kumamoto Earthquakes by now. Its been about a year since I have felt my first earthquake . That in no way prepared me for the two that we felt in April when the Kumamoto Earthquakes happened.
Last week Jeremy and I went to Rabbit Island (Ōkunoshima, Hiroshima Prefecture) with Desirae, Dejay, Stephanie, and Anthony. It's about 2 hours drive from base. It was a fun ride including when Desirae's and Dejay's van decided to eat the toll ticket right as we exited the expressway. It had slipped under the radio. It… Continue reading Hopping Around Rabbit Island
Last week Jeremy and I went to a festival with our new friends Stephanie and Anthony. They were moving into our tower and were just as excited to explore Japan as we were. We didn't know much about this festival as we headed out to it. All we knew was that the highlight of the… Continue reading Starting New Traditions At An Old Japanese Festival: Ikachi Tenjin Festival