Sep.3, 2016 Today I went to Byodoin Temple. I bought matcha green tea flavored soft serve ice cream at a tea house near the temple, Masuda Chaho. I liked it!
Aug. 27, 2016 In Japan, lotuses are often associated with Gokuraku Jodo (Pure Land of Amitabha). Today as I walked around Byodoin Temple, I found the relaxing lotus pond!
Aug. 16, 2016 Every year on August 16th, giant bonfires on mountains in Kyoto are lit calmly. One of the mountains is popularly known as “Hidari Daimonji.”
Jul. 16, 2016 Asagiri Bridge is a vivid colored bridge over Uji River in Kyoto. Today the sun shines bright and the bridge is so beautiful. Walking on the bridge was fun!
Jul. 10, 2016 I found a variety of sensu (foldable fans) at Daiso in Shinkyogoku shopping arcade. Daiso is one of the most famous 100-yen shops in Japan.