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Many years ago, I was invited with a group of Christians to go up to the top of a mountain overlooking Kyoto, Japan, to pray for the city and the people living there. Now, Kyoto is surrounded by mountains on … Continue reading
A noodle house called Tawaraya in Kyoto, Japan serves udon soup with a noodle so long and thick that only one noodle is used per bowl. We usually do not report on noodle shops, but this photo makes us so … Continue reading
Something even more beautiful than cherry blossoms … cherry blossom “snowflakes” falling to the ground. Sadly, after only a few days of the springtime breeze, the cherry trees are stripped of their pink splendor. (H/t Japan Style) Related articles Photo … Continue reading
Between the city of Kyoto and the town of Kameoka to the north-west, there is an old, narrow gauge train line winding through the mountains. The train line was long ago made redundant–there is a faster and larger train that … Continue reading
Heian Jingu is a large Shinto shrine in Kyoto. Like most Shinto shrines, there is nothing much to see there. However, there is a nice garden behind the shrine which is worth a stroll. This photo was taken from a … Continue reading