The Daibutsu Railway has been nicknamed 'The Lost Daibutsu Railway'. With a short lifetime and little documentation, much remains a mystery. However, today, more than a century later, tunnels, abutments and other remnants still stand and provide us wi...
It was by sheer coincidence that I had been given a map of activities, for the outdoor enthusiast in the Yamashiro province of south Kyoto, that I discovered the Kamodani Waterfalls. Map Location. Located along route-307 in Joyo City, the entrance to...
Map Location. It was just over a week ago that I exited this forest after another great hike,
It was a map of cycling courses through the tea-growing district of southern Kyoto Prefecture, that drew my attention to the settlement of Tayama. It was an area that I had passed-through, on one of my many cycling tours but, on this occasion, I decided...
In my post, " My Pet Peeves - Litter ", I shared with you one of my (many) obsessions. This post is about another of my obsessions - Trains. This interest (a more appropriate description) commenced back when I was a child, and where I was raised. Dun...
Today's course is made-up of six different tracks, four of which I have explored in recent weeks, the other two unexplored territory. Map Location. After a 7km x 75-min' walk from where I alighted my bus, I reached this small tea-plantation on rout...
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Simply beautiful Japanese scenes, Arashiyama bamboo groves
I love visiting the bamboo grove of Arashiyama, I strolled along the trail many times and I was always fascinated by the magical atmosphere
Simply beautiful Japanese scenes, Taikobashi reflection
As I wrote before, the symbolic role of the Shinto torii gates is to separate our world from the sacred world... In the case of the Sumiyosh